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trickydicky
03-16-2010, 10:51 AM
Im trying to put together a PHP FTP client and ive recently hit a wall regarding downloading files. From what i can gather ftp_get will download the file from an FTP server to the webserver. But what i need is to download a file from an FTP site to the client, using a webserver's front end. Much like.. http://www.webftp.co.uk/. Is there anywhere out there that explains how to go about this, im not sure what to look for.

Any tips welcome!!

Goldfish
03-16-2010, 01:21 PM
As long as you want to keep the PHP server in between, as a relay for the data, you have to do a download in 2 steps, first ftp_get the file from the FTP site to your site and then send the file to the client via HTTP.

Ive recently had a similar problem, where the solution looks like this: click here (http://www.codingforums.com/showthread.php?t=191301)

You only have to replace my DB-read with your ftp_get



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