I did do something similar using the POP3 Client that's on the Easy 400 site at http://www.easy400.net/pop3client. Once the software was loaded, I had my customers network guy create a mailbox for this specific purpose, I pointed the POP3 client to that POP3 server was easily able to receive them to the IFS. They did come in down in a pretty raw format though and I had to parse them and reformat. It's been awhile but it was pretty painless.


Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2008 11:01:06 -0500> From: esmith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> Subject: Receiving Emails on the I> > Hello List.> > We have a system in place that sends emails and/or text messages to our clients. These emails contain critical alerts (e.g. an ATM being out of service). We use javamail to accomplish this, and we route the emails thru our email server. Currently only critical alerts are emailed out. In order to see non critical alerts clients must sign on to the I, or they can call in and get the alerts over the phone. The option to get the alerts over the phone is going away in the next few months due to high cost.> > Now I'm tasked with finding a way for users to send an email to request an email of non critical alerts. Basically the flow would be something like...> 1. Client sends email to 'Alertretriever@xxxxxxxxxxx' Subject Line = 'Alerts Request' Body = 'Clientemailorcell@xxxxxxxxxxxx' Client Number 1234. > 2. Our email server receives the email and then forwards it (somehow?) to the I.> 3. A never ending program receives the email, and based on the subject line and information in the body of the email formats and sends out an email with the alerts requested by the client.> > If anybody has done anything like this, and could give me any pointers I'd really appreciate this. Also, if this is something that can't be done, I guess this is a good time for me to find that out also.> Vendors are welcome to reply also, but I would definitely prefer to do something home grown.> > Thanks in advance. > > > CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This email message is private,> confidential property of the sender, and the materials> may be privileged communications intended solely for> the receipt, use, benefit, and information of the intended> recipient indicated above. If you are not the intended> recipient, you are hereby notified that any review,> disclosure,distribution, copying or taking of any> other action in reference to the contents of this message> is strictly prohibited, and may result in legal liability> on your part. If you have received this message in error,> please notify the sender immediately and delete this> message from your system. We believe that this email> and any attachments are free of any virus or other defect> that might affect any computer system that it is received> and opened in, however, it is the responsibility of the> recipient to ensure that it is virus free and the sender> accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage.> -- > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list> To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,> visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l> or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx> Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives> at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.>
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