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PHP ftp_fget() Function

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Example

Download a file from the FTP server, and save it to an open local file:

<?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);

$server_file = "somefile.txt";

// open local file to write to
$local_file = "local.txt";
$fp = fopen($local_file,"w");

// download server file and save it to open local file
if (ftp_fget($ftp_conn, $fp, $server_file, FTP_ASCII, 0))
  {
  echo "Successfully written to $local_file.";
  }
else
  {
  echo "Error downloading $server_file.";
  }

// close connection and file handler
ftp_close($ftp_conn);
fclose($fp);
?>

Definition and Usage

The ftp_fget() function gets (downloads) a file from the FTP server, and saves it into an open local file.


Syntax

ftp_fget(ftp_connection,open_file,server_file,mode,startpos);

Parameter Description
ftp_connection Required. Specifies the FTP connection to use
open_file Required. Specifies an open local file in which we store the data
server_file Required. Specifies the server file to download
mode Required. Specifies the transfer mode. Possible values: FTP_ASCII or FTP_BINARY
startpos Optional. Specifies the position in the remote file to start downloading from

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure
PHP Version: 4+
PHP Changelog: The startpos parameter was added in PHP 4.3.0


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