PHP ftp_site() Function


Send an FTP SITE command:

// connect and login to FTP server
$ftp_server = "";
$ftp_conn = ftp_connect($ftp_server) or die("Could not connect to $ftp_server");
$login = ftp_login($ftp_conn, $ftp_username, $ftp_userpass);

// try to send SITE command
if (ftp_site($ftp_conn, "chmod 777 serverfile.txt"))
  echo "Command executed successfully";
  echo "Command failed";

// close connection

Definition and Usage

The ftp_site() function sends a SITE command to the FTP server.

Note: SITE commands vary from server to server. They are useful for handling OS specific features such as file permissions and group membership.

Tip: To see what SITE commands are available, send the REMOTEHELP command using the ftp_raw() function.


ftp_site(ftp_conn, command);

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
ftp_conn Required. Specifies the FTP connection to use
command Required. Specifies the SITE command (this parameter is not escaped)

Technical Details

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