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

ftp_fget -- Downloads a file from the FTP server and saves to an open file


bool ftp_fget ( resource ftp_stream, resource handle, string remote_file, int mode [, int resumepos])

ftp_fget() retrieves remote_file from the FTP server, and writes it to the given file pointer, handle. The transfer mode specified must be either FTP_ASCII or FTP_BINARY.

Example 1. ftp_fget() example


// open some file for reading
$file = 'somefile.txt';
$fp = fopen($file, 'w');

// 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 $file
if (ftp_fget($conn_id, $fp, $file, FTP_ASCII, 1)) {
"successfully written to $file\n";
} else {
"There was a problem with $file\n";

// close the connection and the file handler

Note: The resumepos parameter was added in PHP 4.3.0.

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

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

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