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MySQL PHP API  /  ...  /  mysql_list_processes

5.5.34 mysql_list_processes

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  • mysql_list_processes

    List MySQL processes


This extension was deprecated in PHP 5.5.0, and it was removed in PHP 7.0.0. Instead, the MySQLi or PDO_MySQL extension should be used. See also MySQL: choosing an API guide and related FAQ for more information. Alternatives to this function include:



resource mysql_list_processes(resource link_identifier= =NULL);

Retrieves the current MySQL server threads.



The MySQL connection. If the link identifier is not specified, the last link opened by mysql_connect is assumed. If no such link is found, it will try to create one as if mysql_connect had been called with no arguments. If no connection is found or established, an E_WARNING level error is generated.

Return Values

A result pointer resource on success or FALSE on failure.


Example 5.41 mysql_list_processes example

$link = mysql_connect('localhost', 'mysql_user', 'mysql_password');

$result = mysql_list_processes($link);
while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)){
    printf("%s %s %s %s %s\n", $row["Id"], $row["Host"], $row["db"],
        $row["Command"], $row["Time"]);


The above example will output something similar to:

1 localhost test Processlist 0
4 localhost mysql sleep 5

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