Sam Anderson Sam Anderson - 6 months ago 26
PHP Question

FTP via PHP Error

I am having an issue with uploading to FTP from my website through PHP.

It connects OK, but then has an issue with the uploading of the image.

HTML

<form action="../scripts/php/saveupload.php" method="post">
<input name="file" type="file" />
<input name="submit" type="submit" value="Upload File" />
</form>


PHP

$ftp_server = "XXXXXX";
$ftp_user_name = "XXXXX";
$ftp_user_pass = "XXXXX";
$destination_file = "/public_html/img/news/";
$source_file = $_FILE['file']['tmp_name'];

// set up basic connection
$conn_id = ftp_connect($ftp_server);
ftp_pasv($conn_id, true);

// login with username and password
$login_result = ftp_login($conn_id, $ftp_user_name, $ftp_user_pass);

//check connection
if ((!$conn_id) || (!$login_result)) {
echo "FTP connection has failed!";
echo "Attempted to connect to $ftp_server for user $ftp_user_name";
exit;
} else {
echo "Connected to $ftp_server, for user $ftp_user_name";
}

// upload the file
$upload = ftp_put($conn_id, $destination_file, $source_file);

// check upload status
if (!$upload) {
echo "FTP upload has failed!";
} else {
echo "Uploaded $source_file to $ftp_server as $destination_file";
}

// close the FTP stream
ftp_close($conn_id);


The message I am getting is:


"Connected to ftp.theucl.co.uk, for user theucl.co.ukFTP upload has
failed!"


This is now the error I am getting after following Niths advice on the error...

It appears the error is around the following..

$source_file = $_FILES['file']['tmp_name'];


and

$upload = ftp_put($conn_id, $destination_file.$_FILES['file']['tmp_name'], $source_file,FTP_ASCII);


Obviously there's a common apperance amongst this

Answer

Solved it by using a tutorial on Youtube by Thorn Web... instead of altering what I had above I restarted it and now have the following:

<?php

    if($_POST['submit']){

        $name = $_FILES['upload']['name'];
        $temp = $_FILES['upload']['tmp_name'];
        $type = $_FILES['upload']['type'];
        $size = $_FILES['upload']['size'];

        if(($type == "image/jpeg") || ($type == "image/jpg") || ($type == "image/gif")){

                if($size <= 1000000){

                    move_uploaded_file($temp, "../img/news/$name");


                }else{

                    echo "The file: '<b>$name</b>' is too big...<br>
                    The size is <b>$size</b> and needs to be less than 100GB. ";
                }       
        }else{
            echo "This type '<b>$type</b>' is not allowed";
        }
    }

?>

This works a treat

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