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mysqli_get_host_info

Returns a string representing the type of connection used (PHP 5)
string mysqli_get_host_info ( mysqli link )

Procdural style:

Object oriented style (property):

mysqli {
  string host_info ;
}

The mysqli_get_host_info() function returns a string describing the connection represented by the link parameter is using (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 1513. 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();
?>


Example 1514. 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 example will output:

Host info: Localhost via UNIX socket