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ftp_chdir

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

ftp_chdirChanges the current directory on a FTP server

Description

bool ftp_chdir ( resource $ftp_stream , string $directory )

Changes the current directory to the specified one.

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

directory

The target directory.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. If changing directory fails, PHP will also throw a warning.

Examples

Example #1 ftp_chdir() example

<?php

// set up basic connection
$conn_id ftp_connect($ftp_server); 

// login with username and password
$login_result ftp_login($conn_id$ftp_user_name$ftp_user_pass); 

// check connection
if ((!$conn_id) || (!$login_result)) {
    die(
"FTP connection has failed !");
}

echo 
"Current directory: " ftp_pwd($conn_id) . "\n";

// try to change the directory to somedir
if (ftp_chdir($conn_id"somedir")) {
    echo 
"Current directory is now: " ftp_pwd($conn_id) . "\n";
} else { 
    echo 
"Couldn't change directory\n";
}

// close the connection
ftp_close($conn_id);
?>

See Also

PHP Manual