This document is a checklist to run through when setting up POP for 2-way iSeries Email.
It is highly recommended that a mail-box account is created that is dedicated to receiving replies/commands that are processed by Halcyon, as all read emails from the POP account are deleted after processing. This account should be set up int EMAILFROMADDR system default (Main menu > Option 21 > Option 6 > EMAILFROMADDR).
Ensure that system default ALLOWSMSREPLY contains either *EMAIL or *BOTH to allow replies to be received by the system (Main menu > Option 21 > Option 6 > ALLOWSMSREPLY).
For each email user sending a reply, ensure that they have the 'Allow replies' parameter set to *YES on their email entry record (Main menu > Option 21 > Option 12 > Option 2) against the respective entries.
You will also need to ensure that a suitable Digital Certificate has been created on the iSeries to allow support of this feature. See How to Configure DCM (Digital Certificate Manager).
Determine the POP details, and the login requirements, based on the table below: -
Create a POP Communications Resource (Main Menu > Option 21 > Option 31> F6) using the following values for the parameters shown: -
Tip: It is useful to change the subject format of the emails, when they are sent, to include the Alert ID and the 'Rpy' syntax, to save time when replying: -
All the user has to do is click on Reply in their email, and replace the '?' with a valid reply,
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