Accessing IMAP accounts


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Accessing IMAP accounts

In ColdFusion 8, we could access to an e-mail Inbox via the CFPOP tag. Unfortunately that means sucking mail down to cf server and dealing with things locally. We didn't have much control over the Inbox itself. In ColdFusion 9, we can connect to a mailbox via IMAP and have complete control over the Inbox including creating and deleting folders, moving mail around on the server and performing any other action that a user could perform directly on their own Inbox. So, I am going to show you how to connect to an IMAP account, how to pull e-mail out of that account and how to create and delete folders inside of that account.

So, in our Chapter9 folder, open up imap.cfm. In this file, the first thing I am doing is opening a connection to the mail server. So in this case I have action equals open, I have specified the server, the username and the password that I want to use to connect, and I am naming this connection. I am going to be reusing this connection throughout the video to perfor...

Accessing IMAP accounts
Video duration: 6m 31s 2h 40m Intermediate

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Accessing IMAP accounts provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Daniel Short as part of the ColdFusion 9 New Features

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