Net_NNTP::prepareConnection()

Net_NNTP::prepareConnection() – connects to a newsgroup on a newsserver

Synopsis

require_once 'Net/NNTP.php';

boolean Net_NNTP::prepareConnection ( string $nntpserver , integer $port = 119 , integer $newsgroup , integer $user = null , integer $pass = null , integer $authmode = PEAR_NNTP_ORIGINAL )

Description

Connect to a specific newsserver and access the given newsgroup

This function is deprecated. That means that future versions of this package may not support it anymore.

Consider this method deprecated - use Net_NNTP::connectAuthenticated() instead.

Parameter

  • $nntpserver - Name of the newsserver to connect

  • $port - Port, where the newsserver listens

  • $newsgroup - Newsgroup to access

  • $user - Username to authenticate

  • $user - Username to authenticate

  • $pass - Password to authenticate

  • $authmode - Type of authentication, at the moment only PEAR_NNTP_AUTHORIGINAL

Return value

boolean - TRUE if successful

Throws

Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
NULL "Could not connect to NNTP-server $nntpserver" or "Not connected" The connection couldn't be established because
  • wrong server name or adress
  • the host itself isn't link to a network
  • a firewall doesn't allow an access
Check for server name, the connection to the net and possible firewalls on client or server side
NULL Every other message This message is directly passed from the news server, in the most cases caused by calling a non existing newsgroup Check the given newsgroup name

Note

This function can not be called statically.

This function is deprecated. That means that future versions of this package may not support it anymore.

Fetching data with a connection created with prepareConnection() is faster then a created connection with connect()

Example

Using prepareConnection()

<?php
require_once "Net/NNTP.php";

$nntp = new Net_NNTP;
$ret $nntp->connect("news.php.net"119"php.pear.dev");
if( 
PEAR::isError($ret)) {
 
// handle error
} else {
 
// success
}
?>
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Last updated: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 — Download Documentation
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