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PHP ftp_nlist

PHP original manual for ftp_nlist [ show | php.net ]


(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

ftp_nlistReturns a list of files in the given directory


array ftp_nlist ( resource $ftp_stream , string $directory )



The link identifier of the FTP connection.


The directory to be listed. This parameter can also include arguments, eg. ftp_nlist($conn_id, "-la /your/dir"); Note that this parameter isn't escaped so there may be some issues with filenames containing spaces and other characters.

Return Values

Returns an array of filenames from the specified directory on success or FALSE on error.


Example #1 ftp_nlist() example


// 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
$contents ftp_nlist($conn_id".");

// output $contents


The above example will output something similar to:

array(3) {
  string(11) "public_html"
  string(10) "public_ftp"
  string(3) "www"

See Also

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