They have been successfully tested to run with the Oracle 8.x (excluding Oracle 8i) client software going against an Oracle 8.x server.
The MDAC 2.5 versions of the provider (2.50.4403) and driver (2.573.4403) were tested against Oracle 8i servers and support connectivity. If Oracle 8i connectivity is required please upgrade to at least the MDAC 2.5 version of the provider and driver.
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Article ID: 239719 - Last Review: Oct 17, 2003 - Revision: 1