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ftp_renameRenombra un archivo o un directorio en el servidor FTP


ftp_rename(resource $ftp_stream, string $oldname, string $newname): bool

ftp_rename() renombra un archivo o un directorio en el servidor FTP.



El identificador de enlace de la conexión FTP.


El nombre del archivo/directorio viejo.


El nuevo nombre.

Valores devueltos

Devuelve true en caso de éxito o false en caso de error.


Ejemplo #1 Ejemplo de ftp_rename()

$new_file 'somefile.txt';

// establecer una conexión básica
$conn_id ftp_connect($ftp_server);

// iniciar sesión con nombre de usuario y contraseña
$login_result ftp_login($conn_id$ftp_user_name$ftp_user_pass);

// intentar renombrar el archivo $old_file a $new_file
if (ftp_rename($conn_id$old_file$new_file)) {
"se ha renombrado $old_file a $new_file con éxito\n";
} else {
"Hubo un problema al renombrar $old_file a $new_file\n";

// cerrar la conexión ftp

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User Contributed Notes 4 notes

Hazem dot Khaled at gmail dot com
16 years ago
to rename the file or folder you should use ftp_chdir to select the current directory on ftp server or you should write the full path to file in old name and in new name

Ex. 1
// open the folder that have the file
ftp_chdir($conn_id, '/www/ftp-filemanager/');

// rename the file
ftp_rename($conn_id, 'file1.jpg', 'new_name_4_file.jpg');

or write full path Ex. 2
// rename the file
ftp_rename($conn_id, '/www/ftp-filemanager/file1.jpg', '/www/ftp-filemanager/new_name_4_file.jpg');
Hugo locobyte at hotmail dot NO_SPAM dot com
20 years ago
Using "ftp_rename" to move files to other directories on server ftp
if(ftp_rename($conn_ftp, $xfiles[$i], "./dirx/".$xfiles[$i])) {
       echo "File $xfiles[$i] moved to ./dirx";
} else {
       echo "ERROR!!!. The file could not be moved";
#-->>h2m,  bye
alishahnovin at hotmail dot com
14 years ago
You want to make sure you check the existence of the new name before renaming files, because otherwise you could risk losing files. Just do a simple check with ftp_size with the new name. If it's !=-1, you're going to want to throw some kind of error, otherwise you'll be losing a file...
aventaria at hotmxxx dot com
15 years ago
This function isn't only able to rename files, but also folders. And it is not only able to rename them, but also move them, and, in the case of folders, their contents as well (so folders don't have to be empty to move). For example:

($conn_id, "./dir1/dir2/", "./dir3/");

Now the folder dir2 (which prevously was in folder dir1) has moved to the same folder as dir1, and it has kept its original contents (the content just moved along).
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