(PHP 4 >= 4.1.0)

socket_close -- Closes a socket resource


void socket_close ( resource socket)


This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, the name of this function, and anything else documented about this function may change without notice in a future release of PHP. Use this function at your own risk.

socket_close() closes the socket resource given by socket.

Note: socket_close() can't be used on PHP file resources created with fopen(), popen(), fsockopen(), or pfsockopen(); it is meant for sockets created with socket_create() or socket_accept().

See also socket_bind(), socket_listen(), socket_create() and socket_strerror().