Posted on 1998-09-15
I need an email client to run on a mac which can be automated using applescript and/or prefab player. The client must be able to handle multiple users and be able to retreive mail from a POP3 server on the LAN.
We are already running a script on startup on our mac network which mounts users required server volumes and launches client software, logging on using the username and password supplied.
I want to add the ability to check local email automatically for an individual user. I have tried this with Outlook Express, however the dialog to select a user does not respond to input from "prefab player" correctly. I can get prefab player to type a username but the selection in the list box alters for every keystroke (ie typing "ian" will select the first "i" then the first "a" etc).
Alternatively does anyone know whether there is a telnet application which can be controlled by Applescript. With this I could just telnet into the server and check for a users mail.
Any help will be greatly appreciated