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Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006


(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

imap_reopen -- Reopen IMAP stream to new mailbox


bool imap_reopen ( resource imap_stream, string mailbox [, int options] )

This function reopens the specified stream to a new mailbox on an IMAP or NNTP server.

The options are a bit mask with one or more of the following:

  • OP_READONLY - Open mailbox read-only

  • OP_ANONYMOUS - Don't use or update a .newsrc for news (NNTP only)

  • OP_HALFOPEN - For IMAP and NNTP names, open a connection but don't open a mailbox.

  • CL_EXPUNGE - Expunge mailbox automatically upon mailbox close (see also imap_delete() and imap_expunge())

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Example 1. imap_reopen() example

$mbox = imap_open("{imap.example.org:143}INBOX", "username", "password") or die(implode(", ", imap_errors()));
// ...
imap_reopen($mbox, "{imap.example.org:143}INBOX.Sent") or die(implode(", ", imap_errors()));
// ..

Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006