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ssh2_sftp_lstat

(PECL ssh2 >= 0.9.0)

ssh2_sftp_lstatStat a symbolic link

Description

array ssh2_sftp_lstat ( resource $sftp , string $path )

Stats a symbolic link on the remote filesystem without following the link.

This function is similar to using the lstat() function with the ssh2.sftp:// wrapper in PHP 5 and returns the same values.

Parameters

sftp

path

Path to the remote symbolic link.

Return Values

See the documentation for stat() for details on the values which may be returned.

Examples

Example #1 Stating a symbolic link via SFTP

<?php
$connection 
ssh2_connect('shell.example.com'22);
ssh2_auth_password($connection'username''password');

$sftp ssh2_sftp($connection);
$statinfo ssh2_sftp_lstat($sftp'/path/to/symlink');

$filesize $statinfo['size'];
$group $statinfo['gid'];
$owner $statinfo['uid'];
$atime $statinfo['atime'];
$mtime $statinfo['mtime'];
$mode $statinfo['mode'];
?>

See Also

  • ssh2_sftp_stat() - Stat a file on a remote filesystem
  • lstat() - Gives information about a file or symbolic link
  • stat() - Gives information about a file

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