cli_set_process_title

(PHP 5 >= 5.5.0, PHP 7)

cli_set_process_titleSets the process title

Description

bool cli_set_process_title ( string $title )

Sets the process title visible in tools such as top and ps. This function is available only in CLI mode.

Parameters

title

The new title.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Errors/Exceptions

An E_WARNING will be generated if the operating system is unsupported.

Examples

Example #1 cli_set_process_title() example

<?php
$title 
"My Amazing PHP Script";
$pid getmypid(); // you can use this to see your process title in ps

if (!cli_set_process_title($title)) {
    echo 
"Unable to set process title for PID $pid...\n";
    exit(
1);
} else {
    echo 
"The process title '$title' for PID $pid has been set for your process!\n";
    
sleep(5);
}
?>

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User Contributed Notes 2 notes

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code at edoceo dot com
2 years ago
Setting proc title on PHP based daemons is pretty sweet.
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MJ
5 months ago
Beware that if you kill the process via console the original command line will appear.
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