(3.0.13 - 3.0.18 only, PHP 4 >= 4.0.0)

ftp_connect -- Opens up an FTP connection


resource ftp_connect (string host [, int port [, int timeout]])

Returns a FTP stream on success, FALSE on error.

ftp_connect() opens up a FTP connection to the specified host. The port parameter specifies an alternate port to connect to. If it is omitted or zero, then the default FTP port, 21, will be used.

The timeout parameter specifies the timeout for all subsequent network operations. If ommited, the default value is 90 seconds. The timeout can be changed and queried anytime with ftp_set_option() and ftp_get_option().

Note: This is parameter is only available in CVS.