An e-mail source enables users to search e-mail messages on an IMAP server. The following procedures identify the basic steps for setting up an e-mail source using the Oracle SES Administration GUI. For more information on each page, click Help.
To create an e-mail source:
On the Home page, select the Sources secondary tab to display the Sources page.
For Source Type, select E-mail.
Click Create to display the Create E-Mail Source page.
Complete the following fields. Click Help for additional information.
Source Name: Name that you assign to this table source.
IMAP Server: Address of the IMAP server, such as
Archive: Directory where crawled messages are stored.
Self Service : Enabled to prompt users for their credentials, or Disabled to provide credentials for a single user on this page.
Follow the steps for crawling and indexing a source in "Getting Started Basics for the Oracle SES Administration GUI".