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7.3.8.21 mysqli::$host_info, mysqli_get_host_info

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  • mysqli::$host_info

    mysqli_get_host_info

    Returns a string representing the type of connection used

Description

Object oriented style

string mysqli->host_info ;

Procedural style

string mysqli_get_host_info(mysqli mysql);

Returns a string describing the connection represented by the mysql parameter (including the server host name).

Parameters

link

Procedural style only: A link identifier returned by mysqli_connect or mysqli_init

Return Values

A character string representing the server hostname and the connection type.

Examples

Example 7.55 $mysqli->host_info example

Object oriented style

<?php
$mysqli = new mysqli("localhost", "my_user", "my_password", "world");
/* check connection */
if (mysqli_connect_errno()) {
    printf("Connect failed: %s\n", mysqli_connect_error());
    exit();
}
/* print host information */
printf("Host info: %s\n", $mysqli->host_info);
/* close connection */
$mysqli->close();
?>

Procedural style

<?php
$link = mysqli_connect("localhost", "my_user", "my_password", "world");
/* check connection */
if (mysqli_connect_errno()) {
    printf("Connect failed: %s\n", mysqli_connect_error());
    exit();
}
/* print host information */
printf("Host info: %s\n", mysqli_get_host_info($link));
/* close connection */
mysqli_close($link);
?>

The above examples will output:

Host info: Localhost via UNIX socket


See Also

mysqli_get_proto_info