PHP 7.1.21 Released

ftp_fput

(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

ftp_fputUploads from an open file to the FTP server

Description

bool ftp_fput ( resource $ftp_stream , string $remote_file , resource $handle [, int $mode = FTP_IMAGE [, int $startpos = 0 ]] )

ftp_fput() uploads the data from a file pointer to a remote file on the FTP server.

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

remote_file

The remote file path.

handle

An open file pointer on the local file. Reading stops at end of file.

mode

The transfer mode. Must be either FTP_ASCII or FTP_BINARY.

startpos

The position in the remote file to start uploading to.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Changelog

Version Description
7.3.0 The mode parameter is now optional. Formerly it has been mandatory.

Examples

Example #1 ftp_fput() example

<?php

// open some file for reading
$file 'somefile.txt';
$fp fopen($file'r');

// 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);

// try to upload $file
if (ftp_fput($conn_id$file$fpFTP_ASCII)) {
    echo 
"Successfully uploaded $file\n";
} else {
    echo 
"There was a problem while uploading $file\n";
}

// close the connection and the file handler
ftp_close($conn_id);
fclose($fp);

?>

See Also

  • ftp_put() - Uploads a file to the FTP server
  • ftp_nb_fput() - Stores a file from an open file to the FTP server (non-blocking)
  • ftp_nb_put() - Stores a file on the FTP server (non-blocking)

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roy at user dot nl
5 years ago
For directly inserting content into a file on an FTP host, you could also create a string stream wich streams directly to the ftp_fput function.

This should create less overhead than first writing to any temp directories locally before streaming, as suggested here.

<?php

$string
= "Your content goes here";
$stream = fopen('data://text/plain,' . $string,'r');

ftp_fput($this->connection,$pathTo,$stream, FTP_BINARY);

?>
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rok dot meglic at gmail dot com
9 years ago
Make sure you chdir to remote directory before using ftp_put or else ftp_put will just return error that it cannot create file. After you do the chdir you should NOT pass the whole path of file to ftp_put but just basename (filename). See example for more info.

Example:
<?php
$locpath
= 'local_path/resources/js/test.js';
$rempath = 'resources/js/';
$remFile = 'test.js';

ftp_chdir($this->conn_id, $rempath);
ftp_put($this->conn_id, $remFile, $locpath, FTP_BINARY);
?>
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timgolding_10 at hotmail dot com
9 years ago
If when using fput you get the one of the following errors:

Warning: ftp_fput() [function.ftp-fput]: Opening ASCII mode data connection

Warning: ftp_fput() [function.ftp-fput]: Opening BINARY mode data connection

and it creates the file in the correct location but is a 0kb file and all FTP commands thereafter fail. It is likely that the client is behind a firewall. To rectify this use:

<?php
ftp_pasv
($resource, true);
?>

Before executing any put commands. Took me so long to figure this out I actually cheered when I did :D
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jopi paranoid fi
10 years ago
When you have your file contents as a string, create temporary stream and use that as a file handle.

<?php

$contents
= "This is a test file\nTesting 1,2,3..";

$tempHandle = fopen('php://temp', 'r+');
fwrite($tempHandle, $contents);
rewind($tempHandle);       

ftp_fput($this->ftp, $filename, $tempHandle, FTP_ASCII);

?>
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Charlie Brown
10 years ago
Fails if destination file exists. Delete first and it works.
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php at cpis dot me
6 years ago
This might be obvious to most of you, but make sure your stream isn't write-only. It has to be able to read from your stream in order to upload its contents.

Took me a while trying to figure out why my  uploaded file was 0B, and that was why.
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jevin
6 years ago
You might also want to note that ftp_fput will overwrite any existing file.
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robert b
9 years ago
Using jopi paranoid fi's example, tmpfile() works on PHP 4 and 5 instead of using the php://temp file.
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info at daniel-marschall dot de
12 years ago
This is a function i wrote to copy a complete directory to a FTP-Server-folder.

function ftp_uploaddirectory($conn_id, $local_dir, $remote_dir)
{
  @ftp_mkdir($conn_id, $remote_dir);
  $handle = opendir($local_dir);
  while (($file = readdir($handle)) !== false)
  {
    if (($file != '.') && ($file != '..'))
    {
      if (is_dir($local_dir.$file))
      {
        ftp_uploaddirectory($conn_id, $local_dir.$file.'/', $remote_dir.$file.'/');
      }
      else
        $f[] = $file;
    }
  }
  closedir($handle);
  if (count($f))
  {
    sort($f);
    @ftp_chdir($conn_id, $remote_dir);
    foreach ($f as $files)
    {
      $from = @fopen("$local_dir$files", 'r');
      @ftp_fput($conn_id, $files, $from, FTP_BINARY);
    }
  }
}

Example:

$conn_id = @ftp_connect($server);
@ftp_login ($conn_id, $username, $passwort);
ftp_uploaddirectory($conn_id, 'mydirectory/', 'theftpdirectory/');
@ftp_quit($conn_id);

I hope you'll find it useful.
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darian lassan at yahoo de
15 years ago
If you want to pass a string containing the filename as source and not a resource handle use ftp_put() instead. Trivial but not mentioned here.
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