Solved

Retrieving Email Attachments

Posted on 2012-12-27
3
270 Views
Last Modified: 2013-04-23
Hello All,

I have an app written with Team Developer that used to successfully retrieve the attachment from an email sent from a Verizon phone or MSN account but not from an email sent from a GoDaddy account.

Now, I can no longer retrieve the attachment sent from the Verizon account / phone, which is what the app was developed for.

Question:  What is the difference between an attachment sent from an MSN account versus an attachment that is sent from a GoDaddy ( and now Verizon ) account?  

Also, is there a setting or some other protocol that has to be enabled on the sending account so that on the receiving end I can detach the attachment and copy it to a temp file??

Many thanks for any insight into this,
~AJ
0
Comment
Question by:ajthomas12
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
Brian earned 450 total points
ID: 38741497
The only difference could be in the email headers. Does the program reference any specific email or attachment headers?

Unless the receiving email server is handling and/or storing emails from different providers depending on trust relationships.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ajthomas12
ID: 38763227
Thanks for the insight.

I have put in a support request to the hosting service for the email server.

We'll see what they come back with.  

I'm not sure what the program references as far as headers go.  I just call a built in function that is supposed to retrieve the email and store a copy of the attachment in a temp file.

I'll try and inquire with the TeamDeveloper people and see what they come back with on that.

I'll let you know what happens.

Thanks,
~AJ
0
 

Author Comment

by:ajthomas12
ID: 39105530
Well this issue has been put on hold for now.

Just frustrating and weird that it acts sooo differently depending on what email server I am trying to retrieve the emails from.

I think my possible solutions are to:

1. host our own emails server and allow the appropriate permissions.

2. find a hosted email server that will work with the app.

Sorry it has taken so long to get back to this.  I appreciate the help.

~AJ
0

Featured Post

Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat & How to Stop It

This infographic explains ransomware, type of malware that blocks access to your files or your systems and holds them hostage until a ransom is paid. It also examines the different types of ransomware and explains what you can do to thwart this sinister online threat.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
PowerMTA - Competing product 6 57
Exchange server send email to yahoo delay 9 48
How to add space to a free business gmail box 3 28
regular gmail; not g-suite. one label. 11 50
Pop culture is prime bait for hackers seeking to infect user’s computers and mobile devices with malicious malware. Hackers know exactly what the latest trends are online and know how to use them to their advantage.
Unified and professional email signatures help maintain a consistent company brand image to the outside world. This article shows how to create an email signature in Exchange Server 2010 using a transport rule and how to overcome native limitations …
The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability groups. The components of this video include: 1. Automatic Failover 2. Failover Clustering 3. Active Manager
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question