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imap_check

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

imap_checkCheck current mailbox

Description

object imap_check ( resource $imap_stream )

Checks information about the current mailbox.

Parameters

imap_stream

An IMAP stream returned by imap_open().

Return Values

Returns the information in an object with following properties:

  • Date - current system time formatted according to » RFC2822
  • Driver - protocol used to access this mailbox: POP3, IMAP, NNTP
  • Mailbox - the mailbox name
  • Nmsgs - number of messages in the mailbox
  • Recent - number of recent messages in the mailbox

Returns FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 imap_check() example

<?php

$imap_obj 
imap_check($imap_stream);
var_dump($imap_obj);

?>

The above example will output something similar to:

object(stdClass)(5) {
  ["Date"]=>
  string(37) "Wed, 10 Dec 2003 17:56:54 +0100 (CET)"
  ["Driver"]=>
  string(4) "imap"
  ["Mailbox"]=>
  string(54)
  "{www.example.com:143/imap/user="foo@example.com"}INBOX"
  ["Nmsgs"]=>
  int(1)
  ["Recent"]=>
  int(0)
}

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