64bit client to 32bit database

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I have a 64bit client that is trying to connect to my oracle database which is a 32 bit machine is this possible? they have tryed to use the 32bit client software on the 64bit machine is this the problem? Is there 62client software for oracle 9i? really need your help on this one thanks

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Oracle 9i is pretty old. I’m not sure if there’s going to be any 64bit software for it. You’ll probably need newer 64bit drivers (10g, or 11). Once you’ve got the drivers setup then a 64bit client can talk to a 32bit server without issue.

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Actually, there is an edition of Oracle 9i (Release 2) for 64 bits:

<a href=”http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/oracle9i/htdocs/win64soft.html”>Oracle9i Database Release 2 Enterprise/Standard/Personal/Client Edition
for Windows XP 2003/Windows Server 2003 (64-bit)</a>

For other operating systems:
<a href=”http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/oracle9i/index.html”>Oracle9i Database Downloads</a>

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  • Rwbaker
    i found a link to a 64bit version for 9i http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/ products/oracle9i/htdocs/win64soft.html i am in hope that it will work
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