Net_NNTP::getHeaders() – fetch message headers


require_once 'Net/NNTP.php';

string Net_NNTP::getHeaders ( string $articleId )


Returns all avaible header lines of a specified message in the current selected newsgroup

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

Consider this method deprecated and subject to changes - use Net_NNTP::getHeaderRaw() instead.


  • string $articleId - Message-ID or Message number

Return value

string - If message exists the headers as string or a PEAR_Error, if fail.


Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
NULL Different error messages The messages are directly passed from the news server, in the most cases caused by calling a non existing article Check the article ID or if your are still connected to the server ( Net_NNTP::isConnected())


This function can not be called statically.


Using getHeaders()


$headers $nntp->getHeaders($msgId);
PEAR::isError($headers)) {
// handle error
} else {
// success - split the string into a array
$headersArray explode"\n"$headers);
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