This activity can be used to capture info about one or more email messages.
Server Address: URL of the target email server; e.g. mail.tailent.com
Port: port of target mail server; e.g. 994
Mail Count: number of email messages to retrieve; e.g. 30
Use SSL: specifies if the connection should use SSL
Delete Messages: specifies if the retrieved messages should be deleted or not
Only Unread: specifies if the unread messages should be retrieved
Mark Read: specifies if the retrieved messages should be marked as read or not
Username: user name for target mail account e.g. [email protected]
Password: password for the target email account
Folder Name: Specifies the folder where the email messages should be retrieved from.
Display Name: action display name in your implementation project
Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.
Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.
Abort on Error: True/False
Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.
Get an email containing a task to be performed, or a ticket to be processed by the support team (in case they don’t have a ticketing tool yet)
Get emails containing invoices from suppliers
Get emails from customers containing a Purchase Order (PO)
In this example, the robot will get info about email messages from an inbox folder.
Prerequisites: Outlook Online
Watch the robot in action:
You can see how the Get Email Messages activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:
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