Find the location of the currently loaded php.ini file

php -i | grep php.ini
Quick and easy way to find out which php.ini file is being used. Especially useful if you just need to find the location of the file for editing purposes.
Sample Output
[user@server ~]$ php -i |grep php.ini
Configuration File (php.ini) Path => /usr/local/lib
Loaded Configuration File => /usr/local/lib/php.ini

By: jemmille
2009-12-23 15:52:20

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What Others Think

Note that this command just finds the location of your php-cli's php.ini. Mod_php's php.ini will be somewhere else. Plus you might have directives in your .htaccess or vhost files. Run phpinfo(); from a PHP script in your browser or consider a command like: locate php.ini | grep -i 'apache\|httpd'
rkulla · 577 weeks and 3 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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