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  • ODS.ODSMailIMAP4External(Last) -- DAVWikiAdmin? , 2017-06-29 07:29:52 Edit WebDAV System Administrator 2017-06-29 03:29:52

    Configuring an external IMAP4 account in ODS-Mail

    This guide demonstrates how to use the ODS-Mail UI to set an external IMAP4 account, and retrieve synchronized messages.

    1. Confirm that ODS-Mail has been installed in your host ODS instance.
    2. Browse to your host ODS instance, http://<cname>[:<port>]/ods, e.g., http://id.myopenlink.net/ods/.
    3. Log in.
    4. Create ODS-Mail instance:



    5. Go to Preferences:



    6. Click External Accounts in the left pane:



    7. Click the Create Account button:



    8. Fill out the form presented:
      • Name: your own name for the external mail box, e.g., "My GMail via IMAP"
      • Server type: specify: "IMAP"
      • Connection type: None or SSL/TSL, for example, "SSL/TSL"
      • Server address: the address of the external IMAP4 Account Server, for example "imap.gmail.com"
      • Server port: the external IMAP4 Account Server's port, for ex: "993"
      • Username: your username for your account on the given external IMAP4 Account Server
      • Password: the password for your account on the given external IMAP4 Account Server
      • Store in: the location in your ODS-Mail, where the retrieved messages from your external IMAP4 account will go, for example, "Inbox" / "MyImapMail?"
      • Check for new messages every 15 minutes, for example
      • After get: set "Leave original" / or "Delete from server after retrieval"



    9. Click "Verify" to verify your account setting and log in credentials:



    10. Click "Ok" and then click "Save".
    11. As result the created external IMAP4 Account should be presented in the list of available ODS user's External accounts:



    12. If you want to manually retrieve the messages from your external IMAP4 account, hatch the check-box in front of the account and click the "Get Mail" button:



    13. Status information should be presented:







    14. To view how many messages have been retrieved, you can go to "Activity Manager":



    15. View your external account messages by going to the set from above external IMAP4 account folder, for ex. as in our example Inbox -> My GMail via IMAP



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