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inet_pton

Converts a human readable IP address to its packed in_addr representation (PHP 5 >= 5.1.0)
string inet_pton ( string address )

This function converts a human readable IPv4 or IPv6 address (if PHP was built with IPv6 support enabled) into an address family appropriate 32bit or 128bit binary structure.

Parameters

address

A human readable IPv4 or IPv6 address.

Return Values

Returns the in_addr representation of the given address

Examples

Example 1605. inet_pton() Example

<?php
$in_addr
= inet_pton('127.0.0.1');

$in6_addr = inet_pton('::1');

?>


Notes

Note:

This function is not implemented on Windows platforms.