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ftp_exec

Requests execution of a command on the FTP server (PHP 4 >= 4.0.3, PHP 5)
bool ftp_exec ( resource ftp_stream, string command )

Sends a SITE EXEC command request to the FTP server.

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

command

The command to execute.

Return Values

Returns TRUE if the command was successful (server sent response code: 200); otherwise returns FALSE.

Examples

Example 723. ftp_exec() example

<?php

// variable initialization
$command = 'ls -al >files.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);

// execute command
if (ftp_exec($conn_id, $command)) {
   echo
"$command executed successfully\n";
} else {
   echo
"could not execute $command\n";
}

// close the connection
ftp_close($conn_id);

?>


See Also
ftp_raw()