Retrieve email and attachments from Exchange Server

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Wed Jul 1 17:59:28 EDT 2015


You would think that, but you might be mistaken. The contact management Act has specifically stated that in order to get the Act Outlook plugin to work with Outlook, the end user <MUST> be an administrator. This was not true for older versions of Outlook but it is now. This is because Microsoft way upped the ante on Outlook security specifically to prevent an application from doing exactly what you are trying to do. 

If the developers of Act cannot find a way around the present restrictions, it is doubtful you will find a way. 

Bob S


> On Jul 1, 2015, at 08:46 , Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
> 
> Skip Kimpel wrote:
> 
> > I need the ability to tap into an Exchange Server account and grab
> > text / attachments from emails sitting in that account.
> >
> > Can anybody think of a way to do that via LC?
> 
> I don't have an answer but I might have a clue:  Since Vista, Windows has become increasingly interesting in enabling interoperability through its PowerShell scripting language.
> 
> There may be a way to dig up relevant PowerShell scripts and call them from LiveCode with the shell function.
> 
> Please let us know what you find.
> 
> -- 
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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