PHP ftp_rename() Function

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Example

Rename file on FTP server:

<?php
// connect and login to FTP server
$ftp_server = "ftp.example.com";
$ftp_conn = ftp_connect($ftp_server) or die("Could not connect to $ftp_server");
$login = ftp_login($ftp_conn, $ftp_username, $ftp_userpass);

$old_file = "oldfile.txt";
$new_file = "newfile.txt";

// try to rename $old_file to $new_file
if (ftp_rename($ftp_conn, $old_file, $new_file))
  {
  echo "Renamed $old_file to $new_file";
  }
else
  {
  echo "Problem renaming $old_file to $new_file";
  }

// close connection
ftp_close($ftp_conn);
?>

Definition and Usage

The ftp_rename() function renames a file or directory on the FTP server.

Syntax

ftp_rename(ftp_connection,oldname,newname);

Parameter Description
ftp_connection Required. Specifies the FTP connection to use
oldname Required. Specifies the file or directory to rename
newname Required. Specifies the new name of the file or directory

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure
PHP Version: 4+

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