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Error: Oracle 8.0.4 - The dynamic Link library sqllib80.dll could not be found in the specified path

Error Message

At ArcInfo Workstation Version 8.0.x connecting to Oracle returns:

The dynamic Link library sqllib80.dll could not be found in the specified path.

Cause

ArcInfo 8.0.x expects specific versions of Oracle client libraries (Oracle 8.0.4).

Solution or Workaround

Do one of the following:

  • Load the Oracle 8.0.4 client software from the Oracle 8.0.4 Server CD-ROM.
  • Load Oracle Enterprise Manager 8.1.5. This loads Oracle 8.0.4 client libraries that allow the connection to be made.

    Note:
    Click the link below and select the system configuration to determine the supported DBMS.

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