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ftp_connect

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

ftp_connectOpens an FTP connection

Description

resource ftp_connect ( string $host [, int $port = 21 [, int $timeout = 90 ]] )

ftp_connect() opens an FTP connection to the specified host.

Parameters

host

The FTP server address. This parameter shouldn't have any trailing slashes and shouldn't be prefixed with ftp://.

port

This parameter specifies an alternate port to connect to. If it is omitted or set to zero, then the default FTP port, 21, will be used.

timeout

This parameter specifies the timeout for all subsequent network operations. If omitted, the default value is 90 seconds. The timeout can be changed and queried at any time with ftp_set_option() and ftp_get_option().

Return Values

Returns a FTP stream on success or FALSE on error.

Examples

Example #1 ftp_connect() example

<?php

$ftp_server 
"ftp.example.com";

// set up a connection or die
$conn_id ftp_connect($ftp_server) or die("Couldn't connect to $ftp_server"); 

?>

Changelog

Version Description
4.2.0 timeout was added.

See Also

PHP Manual