PHP & Apache

Posted on 2005-02-24
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Can someone tell me how I find out if PHP is running as a module of Apache?  I'm sure it's probably in the phpinfo(), but I don't know where to look?
Question by:biffsmith
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ID: 13399480
"php_sapi_name --  Returns the type of interface between web server and PHP"

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ID: 13399503
Thanks...I assume that, since it says I'm running PHP CGI that it's not running as an Apache module.
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arantius earned 2000 total points
ID: 13399511
Correct.  CGI means it's an externally invoked executable.  This is bad, if it can be avoided, as it is a lot of overhead to start the program each time.  As a module it is loaded into memory once and just called for each page.

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