JustNotifyMe Email Sending Program
How to use the
JustNotifyMe email sending program.
The JustInbox product ships with a special program
that is meant to be run as an "Action". It is an email sending
program that you can use to to send out a short 'notification'
email that you have previously prepared.
installed in the same folder as JustInbox. Typically:
The idea is that you
can respond to a special email that JustInbox has discovered
in your inbox. This could be an important stock price change,
a payment notification for an auction item that you are
expecting, in fact any important email that you would like to
be notified of.
If you know you will
be away from your JustInbox PC, then you can set an action to
'run' the JustNotifyMe program to send an email to another
address of your choice. This could be your office email address for
requires several "command line parameters" to allow it to send
out an email.
Although this may at
first seem an advanced technical feature, it is really quite
easy to set up. Most of the time you won't need all 9
parameters to be filled in with data.
JustNotifyMe is a
simple program that takes all its information in one line. You
can even use it without using JustInbox.
The command line
parameters for JustNotifyMe are as follows:
"Subject" "Message" "Server" "Port" "Y(or N)" "Username"
JustNotifyMe line may seem complex and long, however it is simply made
up of the required common fields that are often used when
sending an email. JustNotifyMe can also be used to send email
using a Web Hosting company. These companies typically provide
a secure SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) outgoing server.
The server requires a logon username (account name) and
password. Also, the SMTP port number can be different from the
standard number which is "25". This is done to protect these
servers from abuse by entities that are not customers of the
Port numbers such as
"80" or "8080" are often used. JustNotifyMe can accept any
port number. Check with your Web hosting company to find out
the port number and login requirements.
If you plan to use
JustNotifyMe to send email through your regular ISP, then most
probably no account name or password will be required. In this
case, set the 7th parameter to "N" for No (no username or
password), the 8th to "" and 9th also to "" (empty).
the port number will be probably be "25".
To send out an email
when a specific "Subject:" text string has been detected as an
action. It is necessary to prepare a simple 'batch' file in advance.
Batch files are
simple text files and can be created in Windows Notepad. Make
sure you change the extension from ".txt" to ".bat"
For example. Here is a sample
Batch file that is saved as the file
"C:\Program Files\Eastern Digital\JustInbox\JustNotifyMe" "[email protected]" "[email protected]" "Stock
Price Variation" "You have received a stock price alert email
on your home PC" "mail.myisp.com" "25" "N"
The two "" "" on the end are empty 'Password' and 'username'
Now, to "action" the
stock alert simply browse for the file stock-alert.bat
action dialog and set the JustInbox action detection for the
"Subject:" text that you already know your stock broker always
puts in the subject when they send you an alert.
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