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ftp_get

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

ftp_getDownloads a file from the FTP server

Description

bool ftp_get ( resource $ftp_stream , string $local_file , string $remote_file , int $mode [, int $resumepos = 0 ] )

ftp_get() retrieves a remote file from the FTP server, and saves it into a local file.

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

local_file

The local file path (will be overwritten if the file already exists).

remote_file

The remote file path.

mode

The transfer mode. Must be either FTP_ASCII or FTP_BINARY.

resumepos

The position in the remote file to start downloading from.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 ftp_get() example

<?php

// define some variables
$local_file 'local.zip';
$server_file 'server.zip';

// 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);

// try to download $server_file and save to $local_file
if (ftp_get($conn_id$local_file$server_fileFTP_BINARY)) {
    echo 
"Successfully written to $local_file\n";
} else {
    echo 
"There was a problem\n";
}

// close the connection
ftp_close($conn_id);

?>

Changelog

Version Description
4.3.0 resumepos was added.

See Also

  • ftp_pasv() - Turns passive mode on or off
  • ftp_fget() - Downloads a file from the FTP server and saves to an open file
  • ftp_nb_get() - Retrieves a file from the FTP server and writes it to a local file (non-blocking)
  • ftp_nb_fget() - Retrieves a file from the FTP server and writes it to an open file (non-blocking)

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