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(PHP 4 >= 4.1.0, PHP 5)

socket_shutdownShuts down a socket for receiving, sending, or both


bool socket_shutdown ( resource $socket [, int $how = 2 ] )

The socket_shutdown() function allows you to stop incoming, outgoing or all data (the default) from being sent through the socket



A valid socket resource created with socket_create().


The value of how can be one of the following:

possible values for how
0 Shutdown socket reading
1 Shutdown socket writing
2 Shutdown socket reading and writing

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

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