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posix_getuid

(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

posix_getuidReturn the real user ID of the current process

Description

int posix_getuid ( void )

Return the numeric real user ID of the current process.

Return Values

Returns the user id, as an integer

Examples

Example #1 Example use of posix_getuid()

<?php
echo posix_getuid(); //10000
?>

See Also

  • posix_getpwuid() - Return info about a user by user id
  • POSIX man page GETUID(2)

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chris at ocportal dot com
7 years ago
Note that this function is not defined on Windows PHP.
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StanE
7 months ago
None of the posix_* functions are available under Windows, since Windows is not POSIX compliant. But there seems to be / was an optional software package available, see here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_POSIX_subsystem
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