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stream_socket_get_nameRetrieve the name of the local or remote sockets


stream_socket_get_name(resource $socket, bool $remote): string|false

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



The socket to get the name of.


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, or false on failure.

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recycling dot sp dot am at gmail dot com
13 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 but the ::1 IPV6 localhost is returned instead.
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