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Senthilkumar k
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:37 pm    Post subject: Outlook mail to Mainframe dataset.
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I am looking for some utility by which I can copy the message from my Mailbox to the dataset in Mainframe.

I know that we can send message from dataset in Mainframe system to the mailbox but I want the reverse of this process.

Please let me know if we can do this.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Outlook mail to Mainframe dataset.
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Me too, although I have yet to come across anything workable, including the use of TCP/IP sockets to read the mail as if were on an SMTP server.

Two products I know of are Mail2Zos and a special feature for Connect:Direct from Sterling Commerce and, I think, a special feature for Gentran as well.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:08 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks for the info SuperK. I will try with Mail2Zos.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 5:58 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

In my previous shop we had mainframe email application called "HOST" email. It is the same as Outlook email, except it does not support attachments & It can be accessed via batch.

So direct the outlook email to mainframe HOST account and then access it via batch.(I know Senthil has it at his mainframe icon_biggrin.gif , he "was" my colleague)

HOST offers very little email filtering options, so setting up a separate HOST account would reduce the pain in finding the required email from a common mailbox that has myriad of emails.

Hope this helps icon_smile.gif
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