ftp_mdtm

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

ftp_mdtm -- Returns the last modified time of the given file

Description

int ftp_mdtm ( resource ftp_stream, string remote_file)

ftp_mdtm() checks the last modified time for a file, and returns it as a Unix timestamp. If an error occurs, or the file does not exist, -1 is returned.

Returns a Unix timestamp on success, or -1 on error.

Example 1. ftp_mdtm() example

<?php

$file
= 'somefile.txt';

// 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);

//  get the last modified time
$buff = ftp_mdtm($conn_id, $file);

if (
$buff != -1) {
    
// somefile.txt was last modified on: March 26 2003 14:16:41.
    
echo "$file was last modified on : " . date("F d Y H:i:s.", $buff);
} else {
    echo
"Couldn't get mdtime";
}

// close the connection
ftp_close($conn_id);

?>

Note: Not all servers support this feature!

Note: ftp_mdtm() does not work with directories.


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