SSH: How to stop a script running in the background?

Open/Login SSH into the server Type in ps x See the list of processes currently on your server Get the PID(process id) from that list and type kill xxxxx That should do it. Source: StackOverflow Tested on Linux / CentOS 6.7 x 64

PHP: How to run / execute a script in the background forever through SSH ?

You can execute a php script in the background forever by using SSH through PHP but for that you have to make sure first that SSH2 extension is available. PHP DOCS:¬†http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.ssh2-exec.php $connection = ssh2_connect(‘shell.example.com’, 22); ssh2_auth_password($connection, ‘username’, ‘password’); /* if you want to execute script from a different directory then use commands in same line […]

CentOS: how to execute a php file with different php version than the php version of OS

To execute a php file with different php version than the version installed on the main php of your Server follow this: You should know that where is that php version located so that you can add the path. In my case I want to use PHP 7 that is installed in the plesk hosting […]