FileType Property

The type of file.

Object Oriented Interface

public function getFileType();

Procedural Interface

ipworkssftp_sftp_get($res, 15 );

Default Value



The type of file. FileType may be one of the following values:

1 (sftRegular - default)A normal file.
2 (sftDirectory)A directory.
3 (symlink)The file is a Unix symbolic link.
4 (sftSpecial)The file type is a special system file.
5 (sftUnknown)The file type is unknown.
6 (sftSocket)The file handle is a socket handle.
7 (sftCharDevice)The file handle is a character input device.
8 (sftBlockDevice)The file handle is a block input device.
9 (sftpFIFO)The file handle is a buffering input device.

This property is read-only and not available at design time.

Data Type


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