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ftp_chdir

Changes the current directory on a FTP server (PHP 4, PHP 5)
bool ftp_chdir ( resource ftp_stream, string directory )

Changes the current directory to the specified one.

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

directory

The target directory.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. If changing directory fails, PHP will also throw a warning.

Examples

Example 718. ftp_chdir() example

<?php

// 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);

// check connection
if ((!$conn_id) || (!$login_result)) {
   die(
"FTP connection has failed !");
}

echo
"Current directory: " . ftp_pwd($conn_id) . "\n";

// try to change the directory to somedir
if (ftp_chdir($conn_id, "somedir")) {
   echo
"Current directory is now: " . ftp_pwd($conn_id) . "\n";
} else {
   echo
"Couldn't change directory\n";
}

// close the connection
ftp_close($conn_id);
?>