DB::connect() – Connects to a database


object connect ( mixed $dsn , array $options = array() )


Creates a new DB connection object and connect to the specified database


string or array $dsn

Data Source Name. String formats are described in the DSN section while array formats are covered in the "Intro - Connect" section.

array $options

An optional argument can contain runtime configuration settings for this package. See setOption() for more information on the available settings.

Return value

object - a new DB object or a DB_Error object on failure


Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
DB_ERROR_NOT_FOUND not found The database specific class was not found. Check the $dsn and make sure to have an complete installation of the DB-package and that you database is supported by DB.


This function should be called statically.

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