Data sources


This page explains the individual features when accessing the mail data source. Under the following link you will find a tutorial on how to configure external data sources in general and how to connect them to peakboard elements:

First steps with external data sources using the example of an XML data source

The mail data source allows access to an e-mail mailbox via Imap. It is usually used to send messages to a peakboard box via a very simple way. In general, there are two patterns of using the data source:

Which strategy is the better one depends on the individual case and also depends on programming skills.

In case you want to react to incoming mails via scripting, please use the Message Handle Script routine.