PHP fileperms() Function


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Definition and Usage

The fileperms() function returns the permissions for a file or directory.

This function returns the permission as a number on success or FALSE on failure.

Syntax

fileperms(filename)

Parameter Description
filename Required. Specifies the file to check

Tips and Notes

Note: The result of this function are cached. Use clearstatcache() to clear the cache.


Example 1

<?php
echo fileperms("test.txt");
?>

The output of the code above could be:

33206

Example 2

Display permissions as an octal value:

<?php
echo substr(sprintf("%o",fileperms("test.txt")),-4);
?>

The output of the code above could be:

1777

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