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UAPI Functions - LangPHP::php_get_system_default_version - Developer Documentation - cPanel Documentation
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Description

This function lists the system's default PHP version.


Note:

This document only applies to systems that run EasyApache 4.

Important:

In cPanel & WHM version 76 and later, when you disable the WebServer role, the system disables this function. For more information, read our How to Use Server Profiles documentation.

Examples 


 cPanel or Webmail Session URL
https://hostname.example.com:2083/cpsess##########/execute/LangPHP/php_get_system_default_version


Note:

This example calls the UAPI function via a cPanel session. For more information, read our Guide to UAPI documentation. 

 LiveAPI PHP Class
$cpanel = new CPANEL(); // Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
// List system default PHP version.
$get_system_default = $cpanel->uapi(
    'LangPHP', 'php_get_system_default_version'
   );


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 LiveAPI Perl Module
my $cpliveapi = Cpanel::LiveAPI->new(); # Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
# List system default PHP version.
my $get_system_default = $cpliveapi->uapi(
    'LangPHP', 'php_get_system_default_version',
 );


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 Command Line
uapi --user=username LangPHP php_get_system_default_version


Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • username represents your account-level username.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to UAPI documentation or run the uapi --help command. 
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the uapi command:

    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/uapi


 Output (JSON)
{
   "messages":null,
   "errors":null,
   "status":1,
   "metadata":{
   },
   "data":{
      "version":"ea-php55"
   }
}


Note:

Use cPanel's API Shell interface (cPanel >> Home >> Advanced >> API Shell) to directly test cPanel API calls.

Parameters

This function does not accept parameters.

Returns

Return
Type
Description
Possible values
Example

version

stringThe system default PHP version.

Important:

We deprecated PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.0 in cPanel & WHM version 84. We will remove them in a future version. For more information, read our cPanel Deprecation Plan documentation.

  • ea-php54
  • ea-php55
  • ea-php56
  • ea-php70
  • ea-php71
  • ea-php72
  • inherit
  • Any custom PHP package name.
ea-php70