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ftp_mdtm

Returns the last modified time of the given file (PHP 4, PHP 5)
int ftp_mdtm ( resource ftp_stream, string remote_file )

ftp_mdtm() gets the last modified time for a remote file.

Note:

Not all servers support this feature!

Note:

ftp_mdtm() does not work with directories.

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

remote_file

The file from which to extract the last modification time.

Return Values

Returns the last modified time as a Unix timestamp on success, or -1 on error.

Examples

Example 729. 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);

?>