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Description

This function displays a file.

Warning:

cPanel API 1 is deprecated. Do not use this function. Instead, we strongly recommend that you use the following newer functions:

Important:

In cPanel & WHM version 76 and later, when you disable the FileStorage role, the system disables this function. For more information, read our How to Use Server Profiles documentation.

Examples


 LiveAPI PHP Class
$cpanel = new CPANEL(); // Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
$view_file = $cpanel->api1('Fileman', 'viewfile', array('public_html', 'myfile')); // Call the function.


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 LiveAPI Perl Module
my $cpliveapi = Cpanel::LiveAPI->new(); # Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
my $view_file = $cpliveapi->api1('Fileman', 'viewfile' ['public_html', 'myfile']); # Call the function.


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 cPanel Tag System (deprecated)


Warning:

In cPanel & WHM version 11.30 and later, cPanel tags are deprecated. We provide this example to help developers move from the old cPanel tag system to our LiveAPI system. We strongly recommend that you only use the LiveAPI system to call the cPanel APIs.

<cpanel Module="Fileman::viewfile ( $FORM('dir','file'))">
 Command Line
cpapi1 --user=username Filename viewfile public_html myfile


Notes:

  • You must URI-encode these values.
  • username represents your account-level username.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to cPanel API 1 documentation or run the cpapi1 --help command.
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the cpapi1 command:

    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpapi1

 Output (HTML)
<img src="images/gnome-textfile.gif"> <b><font size=+1>test.txt</font></b>
 <br>File Type: ASCII text

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
dirstring

Required

The file's directory.

Any valid directory name.user
filestring

Required

The file.

Any valid filenamemyfile

Returns

This function returns HTML that displays the file's properties.