PHP | getprotobyname() Function

PHP getprotobyname() Function

Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP getprotobyname() Function.

The built-in PHP getprotobyname() function gets a protocol number for a given protocol name.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int getprotobyname ( string $name )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It contains protocol name

Return Value

This built-in function returns a protocol number on success or FALSE on failure.

Alright guys! This is where we are going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we will study about the PHP getprotobynumber() Function.

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