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ShadowMage

Specified Driver Could Not Be Loaded

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ShadowMage    94

I'm not sure if this should go here or in PHP, but I'm having problems getting PHP to connect to a Progress DB.  I have IIS installed and configured on a Windows 2008 server and all seems to be fine on that front.  I can access the site, and I can run PHP code.  I can also access the MySQL databases we have.  When I try to access the Progress database, however, I get the following error:

 Warning: odbc_connect(): SQL error: Specified driver could not be loaded due to system error 5: Access is denied. (Progress OpenEdge 10.2A driver, \\share\path\to\file.dll)., SQL state IM003 in SQLConnect in C:\inetpub\phplib\ODBC.php on line 349

I created a system DSN on the webserver and I am able to successfully test connect from there.  I've also added full control for Everyone on the specified DLL (and the path to get to it) and still get the access denied error.

Any ideas or suggestions?

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.

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justsomeguy    954

I'm not sure how Windows permissions specifically work, but in addition to Everyone make sure that you have the IIS account also set up with permissions.  Maybe the IIS account specifically doesn't have read access and that overwrites the permissions for Everyone, but like I'm said I'm not sure specifically how it works in Windows.

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ShadowMage    94

Maybe a silly question, but how and where do I find the IIS account?  I see a group called IIS_IUSRS but there's no members.

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justsomeguy    954

Search for the account name for your version of Windows or IIS.  It used be called IUSR_ followed by the machine name.

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dsonesuk    712

You did something like select IIS_IUSRS OR leave as is, and there should be a find button, by clicking that it would bring up a list, if i remember correctly.

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ShadowMage    94

Seems like that was the problem.  Apparently Everyone doesn't include the IUSR...:huh:

I couldn't find a way to add the IUSR account to the share in AD, but I did figure out how to change the account used in anonymous authentication in IIS.

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