Assessing the PHP Installation's Characteristics


Introduction.  This will be a simple program tha tgives you way more information than you can understand.  But when PHP is installed and configured on the server several choices are made by the installer.  One of the simplest ways to examine these settings is to make use of the built in PHP function phpinfo( ).

You should call this file called test.php.


<title>Test PHP Script</title>





After uploading and running this in your account on the server you should see something like the following.  Though this presents only the very beginning of the results.



We'll look this over in class and discuss a few of the reported settings.