Ignore Warning

Im trying to authenticate against a mail server for login, so if the user enters the correct username and password for their mailbox then it will let them in, so Ive done the following code:-
	if (!imap_open('{outlook.office365.com:993/imap/ssl/novalidate-cert}', 'myusername', 'mypassword')) {
		echo "Failed";
	} else {
		echo "Success";

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My code works great and returns "Success" if it has the correct username and password, however if I enter an incorrect username and/or password I get a HUGE warning message up telling me its failed.
Warning: imap_open(): Couldn't open stream {outlook.office365.com:993/imap/ssl/novalidate-cert}

I know that its failed but thats the point, I dont want to switch down the error reporting as Im still developing the site so want to see error and warnings.

I through I could put it in a try/catch however it still displays the warning message.

Ive tried going through the php manual for imap_open to see if there is an ignore warnings options, but there doesn't seem to be one.

Any ideas how I can ignore the warnings
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Ray PaseurCommented:
You can handle this two ways, and either is OK as long as you put some comments into the code to make sure there is a clear understanding of what's going on.

You can use the @ prepended to the function call.  This will suppress all messages from the function.

You can lower the error reporting level or suppress the display.  Before the function call, ini_set('display_errors', FALSE); and after the function call, ini_set('display_errors', TRUE);

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The risk in any of these strategies is that there could be some other error that causes a fatal condition, and when that happens you may get a silent failure, hence the advice to document this carefully with comments in the code.

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