php_uname()

We can get information about the operating system , host name, release name, version information and machine type by using php_uname() function. Here is the simple command
<?Php

echo php_uname();
?>
The output is here
Windows NT Alex 6.2 build 9200 (Unknow Windows version Business Edition) i586
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It can also take parameters to give specific information
'a' about all information below given
's' Operating system
'n' Host name
'r' release name
'v' version name
'm' machine type
Here is a sample cod to execute to know about the PHP environment.
<?Php
echo php_uname();
echo "<br><br>";
echo php_uname('a');
echo "<br><br>";
echo php_uname('s');
echo "<br><br>";
echo php_uname('n');
echo "<br><br>";
echo php_uname('r');
echo "<br><br>";
echo php_uname('v');
echo "<br><br>";
echo php_uname('m');
?>
The sample output in a windows machine is here.
Windows NT Alex 6.2 build 9200 (Unknow Windows version Business Edition) i586
Windows NT Alex 6.2 build 9200 (Unknow Windows version Business Edition) i586
Windows NT
Alex
6.2
build 9200 (Unknow Windows version Business Edition)
i586

PHP_OS

This constant also returns about the Operating System. Here output is the operating system PHP was built on.
echo PHP_OS;
Output ( may change based on your system )
WINNT
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    Joh

    24-06-2016

    Great article.
    What was the OS running that php?

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