ftp_mlsd

(PHP 7 >= 7.2.0)

ftp_mlsdReturns a list of files in the given directory

Description

array ftp_mlsd ( resource $ftp_stream , string $directory )

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

directory

The directory to be listed.

Return Values

Returns an array of arrays with file infos from the specified directory on success or FALSE on error.

Examples

Example #1 ftp_mlsd() 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
$contents ftp_mlsd($conn_id".");

// output $contents
var_dump($contents);

?>

The above example will output something similar to:

array(5) {
  [0]=>
  array(8) {
    ["name"]=>
    string(1) "."
    ["modify"]=>
    string(14) "20171212154511"
    ["perm"]=>
    string(7) "flcdmpe"
    ["type"]=>
    string(4) "cdir"
    ["unique"]=>
    string(11) "811U5740002"
    ["UNIX.group"]=>
    string(2) "33"
    ["UNIX.mode"]=>
    string(4) "0755"
    ["UNIX.owner"]=>
    string(2) "33"
  }
  [1]=>
  array(8) {
    ["name"]=>
    string(2) ".."
    ["modify"]=>
    string(14) "20171212154511"
    ["perm"]=>
    string(7) "flcdmpe"
    ["type"]=>
    string(4) "pdir"
    ["unique"]=>
    string(11) "811U5740002"
    ["UNIX.group"]=>
    string(2) "33"
    ["UNIX.mode"]=>
    string(4) "0755"
    ["UNIX.owner"]=>
    string(2) "33"
  }
  [2]=>
  array(8) {
    ["name"]=>
    string(11) "public_html"
    ["modify"]=>
    string(14) "20171211171525"
    ["perm"]=>
    string(7) "flcdmpe"
    ["type"]=>
    string(3) "dir"
    ["unique"]=>
    string(11) "811U5740525"
    ["UNIX.group"]=>
    string(2) "33"
    ["UNIX.mode"]=>
    string(4) "0755"
    ["UNIX.owner"]=>
    string(2) "33"
  }
  [3]=>
  array(8) {
    ["name"]=>
    string(10) "public_ftp"
    ["modify"]=>
    string(14) "20171211174536"
    ["perm"]=>
    string(7) "flcdmpe"
    ["type"]=>
    string(3) "dir"
    ["unique"]=>
    string(11) "811U57405EE"
    ["UNIX.group"]=>
    string(2) "33"
    ["UNIX.mode"]=>
    string(4) "0755"
    ["UNIX.owner"]=>
    string(2) "33"
  }
  [4]=>
  array(8) {
    ["name"]=>
    string(3) "www"
    ["modify"]=>
    string(14) "www"
    ["perm"]=>
    string(7) "flcdmpe"
    ["type"]=>
    string(3) "dir"
    ["unique"]=>
    string(11) "811U5740780"
    ["UNIX.group"]=>
    string(2) "33"
    ["UNIX.mode"]=>
    string(4) "0755"
    ["UNIX.owner"]=>
    string(2) "33"
  }
}

See Also

  • ftp_rawlist() - Returns a detailed list of files in the given directory
  • ftp_nlist() - Returns a list of files in the given directory

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