see the set_time_limit(); function
[url]http://uk2.php.net/manual/en/function.set-time-limit.php[/url]

increase to around a minute or make the mailbox read them back in pages
with 10 at a time for example

Pete

Amer Neely wrote:
> I've a script reading a mailbox using
> $InBox = imap_open($Host,$User,$Pass);
> $NumMsgs=imap_num_msg($InBox);
> for ($i=1; $i <= $NumMsgs; $i++)
> {
> $Header=imap_header($InBox,$i); # this is line 154
> .
> .
> .
> and so on.
>
> With 12 messages in the mailbox this works fine, but with 15 it comes
> back as timed out...
> [08-Jul-2003 12:32:46] PHP Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 30
> seconds exceeded in g:\httpd\public\readmail\readmail.php on line 154
>
> I'm running this at home (W2K/Apache/PHP 4.3.2) on a dialup account. Can
> someone shed some light on why it may be timing out, and where do I
> increase the timeout if needed? Or optimize the code if possible?
>