This task allows you to download email messages from your email server to a user-specified folder. Only messages within your INBOX folder are searched. You can specify conditions based on date, sender or subject. Only messages that match your specified conditions, will be downloaded. Any attachments are also downloaded.
Condition 1 is required. Condition 2 is optional.
For date comparison, enter the number of days required. To download all messages that have been received in the last 3 days, enter 3 in the text box.
For conditions based on subject or sender, the comparisons are always case sensitive.
Choose and, if both Condition l and Condition 2 should be satisfied. Choose or, if either Condition 1 or Condition 2 can be satisfied.
Enter a valid folder path on your local system. All emails will be downloaded to this folder. The format of the email names is the name_x_ , where name is your Check Email task title, and x is the message number that has been downloaded. For example, if your task title is "emailTest", and 3 messages were downloaded, the 3 email files will be emailTest_0_ , emailTest_1_ , and emailTest_2_ . All attachments will also be downloaded to this folder, and will maintain their original names.
Append to filename
You can save downloaded messages and attachments to a different filename based on date, or date/time, or custom code you set.
Email Server Type
Consult your email service providers documentation for information on your email server type. POP3 is currently more popular. IMAP is the newer protocol, and many email servers will move to IMAP in the future.
Email Server Name
This is the most difficult parameter to set in this task. Please consult your email client software for this value. Look for POP3, IMAP, or incoming email server name. The exact name is required. The name is case sensitive. URL's are not allowed. If you use email clients such as: Netscape, Outlook, Lotus, or Eudora, please copy this setting from the software itself.
Email Server Port
The default POP3 email port is usually 110.
The username is case sensitive. No white space at the end.
The password is case sensitive. No white space at the end.