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ftp_nlist

Returns a list of files in the given directory (PHP 4, PHP 5)
array ftp_nlist ( resource ftp_stream, string directory )

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

directory

The directory to be listed. This parameter can also include arguments, eg. ftp_nlist($conn_id, "-la /your/dir"); Note that this parameter isn't escaped so there may be some issues with filenames containing spaces and other characters.

Return Values

Returns an array of filenames from the specified directory on success or FALSE on error.

Examples

Example 739. ftp_nlist() 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);

// get contents of the current directory
$contents = ftp_nlist($conn_id, ".");

// output $contents
var_dump($contents);

?>

The above example will output something similar to:

array(3) {
 [0]=>
 string(11) "public_html"
 [1]=>
 string(10) "public_ftp"
 [2]=>
 string(3) "www"