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Old 05-13-2004, 03:16 PM   #1
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env varaibles at bootup


I would like to define env variables ORACLE_SID and ORACLE_HOME for apache at boot up time. The definitions in /etc/profile do not help at boot up time. The objective is to enable webserver retrieve data from Oracle database (on a different machine) and display it to users coming through web browser.

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The easiest solution (if the variables just have a value and you don't need to change them) is to add the definition at the beginning of Apache starting script (it's usually /etc/init.d/httpd).


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