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ftp_fget

Downloads a file from the FTP server and saves to an open file (PHP 4, PHP 5)
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.

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

handle

An open file pointer in which we store the data.

remote_file

The remote file path.

mode

The transfer mode. Must be either FTP_ASCII or FTP_BINARY.

resumepos

The position in the remote file to start downloading from.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 724. ftp_fget() example

<?php

// path to remote file
$remote_file = 'somefile.txt';
$local_file = 'localfile.txt';

// open some file to write to
$handle = fopen($local_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 $remote_file and save it to $handle
if (ftp_fget($conn_id, $handle, $remote_file, FTP_ASCII, 0)) {
echo
"successfully written to $local_file\n";
} else {
echo
"There was a problem while downloading $remote_file to $local_file\n";
}

// close the connection and the file handler
ftp_close($conn_id);
fclose($handle);
?>


ChangeLog

VersionDescription
4.3.0 resumepos was added.