ftp_set_option --  Set miscellaneous runtime FTP options.


bool ftp_set_option (resource stream, int option, mixed value)

Note: This function is only available in CVS.

Returns TRUE if the option could be set; FALSE if not. A warning message will be thrown if the option is not supported or the passed value doesn't match the expected value for the given option.

This function controls various runtime options for the specified FTP stream. The value parameter depends on which option parameter is choosen to be altered. Currently, the following options are supported:

Table 1. Supported runtime FTP options

FTP_TIMEOUT_SECChanges the timeout in seconds used for all network related functions. Parameter value has be to of type int and must be greater than 0. The default timeout is 90 seconds.

Example 1. ftp_set_option() example

// Set the network timeout down to 10 seconds
ftp_set_option($conn_id, FTP_TIMEOUT_SEC, 10);