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ftp_get_optionRetrieves various runtime behaviours of the current FTP stream


ftp_get_option ( resource $ftp_stream , int $option ) : mixed

This function returns the value for the requested option from the specified FTP connection.



The link identifier of the FTP connection.


Currently, the following options are supported:

Supported runtime FTP options
FTP_TIMEOUT_SEC Returns the current timeout used for network related operations.
FTP_AUTOSEEK Returns TRUE if this option is on, FALSE otherwise.

Return Values

Returns the value on success or FALSE if the given option is not supported. In the latter case, a warning message is also thrown.


Example #1 ftp_get_option() example

// Get the timeout of the given FTP stream
$timeout ftp_get_option($conn_idFTP_TIMEOUT_SEC);

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elamrani dot sv dot laza at gmail dot com
5 months ago
Please note that you can use this function to get the value of FTP_USEPASSIVEADDRESS option also :


= ftp_connect("host");
$login = ftp_login($conn, "user", "password");

var_dump(ftp_get_option($conn, FTP_USEPASVADDRESS)); // true (which is the default value)

ftp_set_option($conn, FTP_USEPASVADDRESS, false); // change the value

var_dump(ftp_get_option($conn, FTP_USEPASVADDRESS)); // false

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