Email Browser

In Jiffy, an Email Browser node is used to browse a received email.

  1. Pre-condition:
  2. Before using an Email Browser node in designing any task, the Email configuration must be defined.

    1.1 Defining Email Configuration:

    Do the following to define the Email configuration:
    1. Login to Jiffy.
    2. Navigate to Task Design -> Configurations -> Email Configuration.

    3. Click on the Add button to define the configuration. The following dropdown is displayed with two options:

      • Create New: Use this option to create a new Email configuration.
        Do the following to add new configuration:
        • Click on the Create New button to display the display the Add Email Configuration window.

          Specify the details for the following fields:
          • Configuration Name: Name to be provided for the configuration and the specified name is used in the Properties section of the node.
          • User Name: The email id from which an email will be sent.
          • Password: The password for the specific username.
          • Run on: Specify from where the Email needs to be triggered:
            • a. Jiffy Server: Email gets triggered from the jiffy server.
            • b. Cluster: In case Jiffy server does not have internet connection or not able to access the specified website then the Cluster option can be used.
          • Incoming Server: The server which is to be used for browsing emails.
          • Outgoing Server: The server which is to be used for sending an email.
          • Incoming protocol: imap / imaps can be chosen, imaps is more secure.
          • Outgoing protocol: smtp / smtps can be chosen, smtps is more secure.
      • Copy Existing: Use this option to copy from the existing configurations that are defined earlier.
        • Click on the Copy Existing button to display the Copy Configuration window.

        • Type the details of the required configuration in the above Search fields.
        • Select the required configuration from the filtered list.
        • Click on the Copy button.
    Note: All the defined Email configurations are available in the Email Configuration dropdown in the Properties tab of the Task Design screen for creating a task.

  3. Designing a Task Using an Email Browser Node:
  4. Do the following to use an Email Browser node in a task:
    1. Use an existing task or create a new task based on the requirement.
      Note: Refer Create A Task for more details on how to create a task and how to open an existing task.
    2. Drag and drop the Email Browser node from the Objects -> Email section and connect the nodes.

    3. Click on the Email Browser node and specify the properties:

      Add the following details:
      • Name: Name of the node. A default name is displayed in this field, which the user can edit according to the task and the intent of using the node.
      • Description: A short note on the purpose of the node.
      • Mark run Failure on Node Fail: When the Mark run Failure on Node Fail field is ON, if the node execution fails then the complete task execution is marked as fail.
      • Email Browser Configuration: Select the required configuration from the Email Configuration dropdown. For more details click here.
      • Search in folder: Select the folder from which the email is to be browsed.
      • Search Order: Select the order in which email should be browsed (Latest first/Earliest first).
      • Download Attachments: Enable the toggle button to download the attachments in the Email if any. If the toggle button is ON.
      • Download Email: Enable the toggle button to download the specified Email.
      • Wait for Email: If the toggle button is ON, the node will wait for the specified time for incoming Emails. If the toggle button is OFF, then the node executes without any delay.
      • Time out in seconds: Specify how many seconds the node should wait before it times out.
      • Interval(seconds): Enter the number of seconds the node should wait in between incoming Emails.
    4. Double click on the Email Browser node to display the Edit Search Query dialog:

    5. Add the conditions based on which an email should be browsed.
      Note: In case multiple email ids need to be given in any of the fields, map the required ids using Join method in an expression.
    6. Click on the Trail Run icon.
    7. Click on the book icon above the Email Browser node to display the Result of execution window of the Email Browser node.

      Note: If the Email Browser node fails to execute, then the respective error is displayed in the Result of execution window.

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