Net_NNTP_Client::connect()

Net_NNTP_Client::connect() – Connects to a NNTP-server

Synopsis

require_once 'Net/NNTP/Client.php';

boolean Net_NNTP_Client::connect ( string $host = NET_NNTP_PROTOCOL_DEFAULT_HOST , integer $port = NET_NNTP_PROTOCOL_DEFAULT_PORT )

Description

Connect to a specific NNTP-server

Parameter

Return value

boolean - Returns TRUE on success, PEAR_Error on failure.

Throws

Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
NULL "Could not connect to NNTP-server $host" or "Not connected" The connection couldn't be established because
  • wrong hostname/ip-address or port
  • the host itself isn't linked to a network
  • a firewall doesn't allow access
Check for server name, the connection to the net and possible firewalls on client or server side.

Note

This function can not be called statically.

Example

Using connect()

<?php
require_once 'Net/NNTP/Client.php';

$nntp = new Net_NNTP_Client();
$ret $nntp->connect('news.php.net');
if( 
PEAR::isError($ret)) {
    
// handle error
} else {
    
// success
}
?>
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User Notes:

Note by: pieter.breugelmans@gmail.com
Additional arguments are available:

* @param string $host (optional) The hostname og IP-address of the NNTP-server to connect to, defaults to localhost.
* @param mixed $encryption (optional) false|'tls'|'ssl', defaults to false.
* @param int $port (optional) The port number to connect to, defaults to 119 or 563 dependng on $encryption.
* @param int $timeout (optional)