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PhpDig is a PHP MySQL based
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ftp_rename — Renames a file on the FTP server.


bool ftp_rename(, , );
: FTP stream
: Original file name
: The new name for the file


TRUE on success or FALSE on error


Changes the originalFileName to the newFileName on the FTP server. This function sends a "RNFR" and a "RNTO" message to the FTP Server, the user needs write permissions for this function to work.


This function can also be used to move files,

e.g. ftp_rename('file.txt','../file.txt');


PHP 3>= 3.0.13, PHP 4 >= 4.0b4


Example 372. Rename a file

$ftpStream = ftp_connect("my.ftp.server");
$loginResult = ftp_login($ftpStream, "username", "password");
if ($loginResult) {
   ftp_rename($ftpStream, "oldfilename.txt", "newfilename.txt");

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