Sending mails with IMAP server

Mike Matthews omnis at lineal.co.uk
Mon Jun 6 06:48:27 EDT 2016


v5.2 does support START-TLS, and newer versions.  Secure stuff is not supported in v4.

I am working on an xcomp to read gMail account info however, as it is quite specialised.




Mike  



On 6 Jun 2016, at 11:42, Jean Marc Azerad <azerad.jm at wanadoo.fr> wrote:

> Thanks Lou, but I suppose this is not a protocol included into Studio? I’ll have to deal with externals or something like that?
> JM
> 
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>> Le 6 juin 2016 à 12:14, Lou Picciano <LouPicciano at comcast.net> a écrit :
>> 
>> A bit more precisely; not the HTTPS, but rather the STARTTLS bits of SMTP. 
>> 
>> Lou Picciano 
>> 
>> ----- Original Message -----
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>> From: "Mike Matthews" <omnis at lineal.co.uk> 
>> To: "OmnisDev List - English" <omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com> 
>> Sent: Monday, June 6, 2016 4:28:41 AM 
>> Subject: Re: Sending mails with IMAP server 
>> 
>> Ah, the Achilles Heel I'm afraid. In short, the answer is no if you want to use the Studio commands. 
>> 
>> Even with O$ v8, gMail is not easy to read, but with v5.2 and upwards, I think you can at least send via gMail and use SMTP however. All to do with the last param on the SMTPSend command, TLS, etc. 
>> 
>> I think there are ways, but involve HTTPS etc methods. 
>> 
>> Mike 
>> 
>> 
>> On 6 Jun 2016, at 09:21, Jean Marc Azerad <azerad.jm at wanadoo.fr> wrote: 
>> 
>>> Thanks Mike, 
>>> 
>>> But, I forgot to state, O$4 in that case. Would SMPTSendWork? 
>>> 
>>> I get -1212 undocumented error when trying with an IMAP Gmail account and imap.gmail.com as server or +10061 with a iCloud account and imap.mail.me.com as server. (just for testing purposes) 
>>> 
>>> What am’I missing? 
>>> 
>>> JM 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> Le 6 juin 2016 à 10:07, Mike Matthews <omnis at lineal.co.uk> a écrit : 
>>>> 
>>>> Hello JM, 
>>>> 
>>>> You don't send via IMAP, still use the SMTP method. 
>>>> 
>>>> Use the IMAP to READ/MOVE/DELETE the mailboxes and the contents of the mailboxes, etc. TL have updated the IMAPListMessages command to help really speed the process of reading a mailbox contents: 
>>>> 
>>>> IMAPListMessages (lvSocket,pfMessageList,'getMailStsProc',lvIMAPResponseList,lvHeaderCols) Returns lvStatus ;; this will only work if the 5.2 patch is installed! 
>>>> 
>>>> Let me know if you need any more help. 
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks 
>>>> 
>>>> Mike 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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>>>> On 6 Jun 2016, at 08:49, Jean Marc Azerad <azerad.jm at wanadoo.fr> wrote: 
>>>> 
>>>>> Good morning, 
>>>>> 
>>>>> I’ve used SMTPsend on regular basis to send email via a SMTP server. It just work and doesn’t require any knowledge or understanding from me and it’s fine! 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Now I need to send (and if possible receive) emails trough an IMAP server. 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Anyone can point for me the way to go? Extension? ActiveX? Automation control of Oultook? 
>>>>> 
>>>>> I’ve just no idea of where to start from. 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Many thanks 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> JM 
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