Get E-mail Action—Setting Properties

The POP3 E-mail action is used to retrieve e-mail message from a POP3 mail box. You can retrieve just message headers, complete messages, or complete messages plus attachments. The messages are stored in a dataset, and can either be left on the server or removed.

You can also use this action to simply delete one or all messages from the server.

To set POP3 E-Mail properties

  1. From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, open the Internet folder and double-click the POP3 E-mail action or drag it into the Steps pane.

  2. In the Action to take box, select the action to perform. The options are:

  3. Enter the Host, User name, and Password.

  4. If you need change the port number, make your entry in the Port box. The default port is 110.

  5. The remaining General properties are disabled or enabled depending on the action selected. The selections are as follows:

  6. If you are retrieving messages and saving attachments, click the Attachments tab and enter the properties as follows:

  7. If you do not want to use the default proxy server as entered in Task Administrator System Options, click the Proxy tab and select an alternate setting in the Proxy type box. The options are None, Socks4, Socks4a, or Socks5. If you select any option other than None, enter the properties as follows:

  8. To set the Description tab properties, refer to Description Tab Options.

  9. To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, refer to Step Error Handling.

  10. When finished, click OK to save settings and close the properties dialog window.

See Also

About Actions

Adding Task Steps

Get Email Action