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Posted - 2005-08-01 : 14:52:56
Alan writes "How can I programatically poll an Exchange email account from within SQL Server to read the body of an email and update a table field based on the email's content. I had this functionality working using xp_readmail but new hosting doesn't support MAPI so I need an alternative solution."

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Posted - 2005-08-01 : 18:51:53
Try using the CDO objects. There is some sample code to send emails at You should be able to adapt this to read emails.

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