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: $connection = ssh2_connect(‘’, 22); ssh2_auth_password($connection, ‘username’, ‘password’); /* if you want to execute script from a different directory then use commands in same line […]

SSH: how to run a PHP script in background forever in Linux (CentOS) ?

If you want to run a PHP script in the background forever through SSH then follow these steps: If you are using a SSH terminal (PuTTY) then directly run following command: // Notice ‘&’; that operator will help to run this script forever. php server.php & // make sure that you are in the root directory […]