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Alfresco with Email Collector?

Question asked by ctheodore on Mar 23, 2009
Latest reply on Mar 23, 2009 by ctheodore
Hi Everyone,

I'm very new to Alfresco, but gladly not new to SMTP / Mail servers.
I've been asked to configure our new Alfresco started (Enterprise): Current version 3.0.1, installation, to work with Email Collector ref:

The current config:
Centos 5.2 (32bit)
Alfresco Email server configured on localhost:25 &
Postfix: localhost:6600 (higher port so that it doesn't clash with Alfresco)

Q1) When this is working, how is it going to benefit the user? will it be configured as a "site", a "space" or a "node" perhaps?
Q2) With the Alfresco Email Server turned on, will Alfresco be able to literally work like  EMAIL server, store mail in Maildir (or it's own format), can people read their email etc??
Q3) Is the EmailCollector meant to be pulling in all email from a mail server (via POP3/DOVECOT) and then store it for each user to see?

NOTE: at the moment having followed all the documentation, we have been able to get the Email Collector configured and turn on the SMTP server. Below is the current error in the catalina.out log fine.


Mar 23, 2009 11:10:39 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol init
INFO: Initializing Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Mar 23, 2009 11:10:39 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina load
INFO: Initialization processed in 2252 ms
Mar 23, 2009 11:10:39 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService start
INFO: Starting service Catalina
Mar 23, 2009 11:10:39 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine start
INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/6.0.18
Mar 23, 2009 11:10:39 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig deployWAR
INFO: Deploying web application archive alfresco.war
Mar 23, 2009 11:10:45 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext addApplicationListener
INFO: The listener "org.apache.myfaces.webapp.StartupServletContextListener" is already configured for this context. The duplicate definition has been ignored.
11:11:34,526  INFO  [config.xml.XMLConfigService$PropertyConfigurer] Loading properties file from class path resource [alfresco/]
11:12:05,464  INFO  [domain.schema.SchemaBootstrap] Schema managed by database dialect org.hibernate.dialect.MySQLInnoDBDialect.
11:12:06,786  INFO  [domain.schema.SchemaBootstrap] No changes were made to the schema.
11:12:13,883 User:System INFO  [repo.admin.ConfigurationChecker] The Alfresco root data directory ('dir.root') is: /opt/Alfresco/alf_data
11:12:13,965 User:System INFO  [admin.patch.PatchExecuter] Checking for patches to apply …
11:12:14,866 User:System INFO  [admin.patch.PatchExecuter] No patches were required.
11:12:14,880 User:System INFO  [repo.module.ModuleServiceImpl] Found 1 module(s).
11:12:15,038 User:System INFO  [repo.module.ModuleServiceImpl] Starting module 'emailcollector' version 1.0.
11:12:20,975 User:System ERROR [alfresco.smb.protocol] Failed to get local domain/workgroup name, using default of WORKGROUP
11:12:20,975 User:System ERROR [alfresco.smb.protocol] (This may be due to firewall settings or incorrect <broadcast> setting)
11:12:21,427 User:System WARN  [alfresco.util.OpenOfficeConnectionTester] An initial OpenOffice connection could not be established.
11:12:21,619 User:System INFO  [service.descriptor.DescriptorService] Alfresco JVM - v1.6.0_12-b04; maximum heap size 506.313MB
11:12:21,893 User:System INFO  [service.descriptor.DescriptorService] Alfresco license: Enterprise - v3.0 granted to Trial User limited to 30 days expiring Sun Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 2009 (27 days remaining)
11:12:21,894 User:System INFO  [service.descriptor.DescriptorService] Alfresco started (Enterprise): Current version 3.0.1 (303) schema 501 - Installed version 3.0.1 (303) schema 501
Mar 23, 2009 11:13:00 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig deployWAR
INFO: Deploying web application archive share.war
11:13:08,295  INFO  [] Successfully Initialized Web Framework
Mar 23, 2009 11:13:10 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol start
INFO: Starting Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Mar 23, 2009 11:13:10 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start
INFO: Server startup in 150865 ms
11:16:57,328  ERROR [module.mailcollector.EmailCollector] An error occured while importing the message '' from: to: '' has been denied access to ''.
        at de.hmedia.alfresco.module.mailcollector.EmailCollector.collect(
        at de.hmedia.alfresco.module.mailcollector.EmailCollectorJob.execute(
        at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$


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