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mysqli_get_server_info

Returns the version of the MySQL server (PHP 5)
string mysqli_get_server_info ( mysqli link )

Procedural style:

Object oriented style (property):

mysqli {
  string server_info ;
}

Returns a string representing the version of the MySQL server that the MySQLi extension is connected to.

Parameters

link

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

Return Values

A character string representing the server version.

Examples

Example 1517. Object oriented style

<?php
$mysqli
= new mysqli("localhost", "my_user", "my_password");

/* check connection */
if (mysqli_connect_errno()) {
   
printf("Connect failed: %s\n", mysqli_connect_error());
   exit();
}

/* print server version */
printf("Server version: %s\n", $mysqli->server_info);

/* close connection */
$mysqli->close();
?>


Example 1518. Procedural style

<?php
$link
= mysqli_connect("localhost", "my_user", "my_password");

/* check connection */
if (mysqli_connect_errno()) {
   
printf("Connect failed: %s\n", mysqli_connect_error());
   exit();
}

/* print server version */
printf("Server version: %s\n", mysqli_get_server_info($link));

/* close connection */
mysqli_close($link);
?>


The above example will output:

Server version: 4.1.2-alpha-debug