stream_socket_get_name

(PHP 5, PHP 7)

stream_socket_get_nameRetrieve the name of the local or remote sockets

Description

stream_socket_get_name ( resource $handle , bool $want_peer ) : string

Returns the local or remote name of a given socket connection.

Parameters

handle

The socket to get the name of.

want_peer

If set to TRUE the remote socket name will be returned, if set to FALSE the local socket name will be returned.

Return Values

The name of the socket.

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recycling dot sp dot am at gmail dot com
8 years ago
Surprisingly, on my Linux system, when connected to a localhost service using IPV4, stream_get_socket_name returns ::1 as the peer or local address. One would expect to get localhost or 127.0.0.1 but the ::1 IPV6 localhost is returned instead.
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