ftp_get

(PHP 3>= 3.0.13, PHP 4 , PHP 5)

ftp_get -- Downloads a file from the FTP server

Description

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

ftp_get() retrieves remote_file from the FTP server, and saves it to local_file locally. The transfer mode specified must be either FTP_ASCII or FTP_BINARY.

Note: The resumepos parameter was added in PHP 4.3.0.

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

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_file, FTP_BINARY)) {
    echo
"Successfully written to $local_file\n";
} else {
    echo
"There was a problem\n";
}

// close the connection
ftp_close($conn_id);

?>

See also ftp_fget(), ftp_nb_get() and ftp_nb_fget().


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