HOWTO get the real host name of your server in PHP

In PHP, to get the name of the web server, you can print $_SERVER[“HTTP_HOST”]. However, if you use round-robin DNS or a load balancer, this will give you the name Apache thinks your machine is. What if you want the real hostname — what you’d get from hostname or uname? print gethostbyaddr(“127.0.0.1”); That’s all. It […]