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EMAIL SERVER CONNECTOR


Description

Specifies the parameters required to connect to a generic IMTP/SMTP email account.

Name: Provide a name for the email connector.
Note: Provide any notes regarding the connector (optional).
Documentation… Will allow you to enter a URL and Label for connector information. (optional)
Preset: Options: Gmail or Hotmail/Outlook. Selecting either preset will populate the IMAP and SMTP tabs with the default settings for this service.


Connection tab

SettingDescription
Email (account)Enter the email address of the account.
Domain(Optional) Enter an account domain if one is used.
PasswordEnter the password to the email account.
Sender's emailBy default, is option is set to use the email account entered under "Email (account)", above. If a different account is to be
used for sending emails, select the "Other" option and enter the sending email address. Options: The same as account or
Other (and enter alternate email address).


IMAP tab

SettingDescription
IMAP server addressEnter the address of the incoming IMAP mail server.
EncryptionSelect the encryption method used. Options: None, SSL, or TLS.
IMAP portEnter the IMAP port number used.


SMTP tab

SettingDescription
SMTP server addressEnter the address of the outgoing SMTP mail server.
EncryptionSelect the encryption method used. Options: None, SSL, or TLS.
SMTP portEnter the SMTP port number used.
Max size of all attachmentsSelect the maximum size (in MBs) of all attachments to an individual email. Selecting Not specified will allow all attachments, regardless of total size, although the email service itself may impose a total size restriction.


Once all values are populated, click the Test button to confirm the connection is functioning.

connectors/email.txt · Last modified: 2021/11/24 11:41 by craigt