PowerExchange for Email Server User Guide for PowerCenter

PowerExchange for Email Server User Guide for PowerCenter

Rules and Guidelines for Mail Server Connections

Rules and Guidelines for Mail Server Connections

The following table describes the guidelines that you can use when you specify a protocol to connect to the database:
Protocol
Guidelines
IMAP and IMAPS
  • To establish secure connection with the mail server using IMAPS, the mail server requires a security certificate. The security certificate must be added to the system JRE in the cacerts keystore.
    The cacerts keystore is located in the following directory:
    <PowerCenter Installation Directory>\java\jre\lib\security
POP3 and POP3S
  • You can access only the INBOX folder.
  • You cannot see the date when you retrieved or received email messages.
  • To establish secure connection with the mail server using POP3S, the mail server requires a security certificate. The security certificate must be added to the system JRE in the cacerts keystore.
    The cacerts keystore is located in the following directory:
    <PowerCenter Installation Directory>\java\jre\lib\security
MAPI
When you connect to an Outlook PST file or to Microsoft Exchange Server through MAPI, the PowerCenter Client machine must also have Outlook installed.