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Returns information about the server. A connection must be established before calling this function.


sqlsrv_server_info( resource $conn)  


$conn: The connection resource by which the client and server are connected.

Return Value

An associative array with the following keys:

Key Description
CurrentDatabase The database currently being targeted.
SQLServerVersion The version of SQL Server.
SQLServerName The name of the server.


The following example writes server information to the console when the example is run from the command line.

/* Connect to the local server using Windows Authentication. */  
$serverName = "(local)";  
$conn = sqlsrv_connect( $serverName);  
if( $conn === false )  
     echo "Could not connect.\n";  
     die( print_r( sqlsrv_errors(), true));  

$server_info = sqlsrv_server_info( $conn);  
if( $server_info )  
      foreach( $server_info as $key => $value)  
             echo $key.": ".$value."\n";  
      echo "Error in retrieving server info.\n";  
      die( print_r( sqlsrv_errors(), true));  

/* Free connection resources. */  
sqlsrv_close( $conn);  

See Also

SQLSRV Driver API Reference
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