• Subject: Re: E-mail from AS/400
  • From: "Valerie V Voorhies" <vvv@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 10:10:03 -0800

We use a product Keyesmail....and are quite satisfied (and they have
EXCELLENT support)

-----Original Message-----
From: jpcarr@TREDEGAR.COM <jpcarr@TREDEGAR.COM>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2001 6:43 AM
Subject: Re: E-mail from AS/400


>
>I am working on a project to add e-mail features to existing AS/400 green
>screen applications - Order acknowledgements, order status, etc. to
>external customers.  The client is already using SpoolMail product to
>e-mail spool files to internal employees in PDF format.
>
>We've been using a product called NETSEND.   It's very affordable and easy
>to use from CL programs etc.   I would look into it,  I would consider
>doing it my self as "Reinventing the wheel".    You will spend more
>time(hence money) than just buying NETSEND or something like it.
>
>BTW,  I have no affilliations with NETSEND nor do I or my relatives work
>for them.  I am just a happy user.
>
>I think their site is.
>http://www.patownsend.com
>
>John Carr
>
>-----------------------------------
>
>I have been trying to send hard coded test messages to myself using the
>SNDDST command and the SpoolMail commands, but so far, everything ends up
>as an attachment.  The request is for standard e-mail, not attachments.  I
>haven't tried the Long Message option in SNDDST yet, but only 5000
>characters may not always be enough.  I tried to send an HTML message as a
>*FILE, and it ended up as an attachment with a non-standard file suffix
>(.AT or something like this) so windows had to ask what to open it with.
>
>The existing SpoolMail e-mails are sent to an internal mail router.  I
>would like to send the AS/400 e-mails directly to the Internet.  I would
>also need the ability to identify any rejected messages.
>
>I have looked at a few articles and some of the manuals, but nothing seems
>to fit the desired results so far.
>
>Am I on the right track?  What are you folks using?  Another package, home
>grown HTML,  or ???
>
>Thanks
>Dave Murvin
>DRM Enterprises, Inc.
>davem@drme.com
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