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Enabling Email Support for Lists and Libraries

Although the process for enabling incoming email support for the appropriate lists and libraries is similar, there are differences depending on the specific content container. See the "Introduction" section of this chapter for the names of the lists and libraries that support incoming email.

Enabling Email Support for an Announcements List

  1. Click the name of the announcements list to open it, and then click Settings and select List Settings.

  2. Under Communications, click "Incoming email settings."

  3. In the Email section, click Yes to enable email support.

  4. Type the email alias to be used to send email traffic to the list in the available field.

  5. In the E-Mail Attachments section, click Yes to archive email attachments or No to discard email attachments.

  6. In the E-Mail Message section, click Yes to save the original email as an attachment or No to discard the original email.

  7. In the E-Mail Meeting Invitations section, click Yes to archive meeting invitations in the announcements list.

  8. In the E-mail Security section, configure the available settings to determine whether to receive emails just from site members or from any email address.

    Warning

    If you choose to let the announcements list receive traffic from any email address, unauthenticated users will be able to write content to the list by sending it an email.

  9. Click OK to finish.

You can see an example of how this page is set up in Figure 16-5.

Figure 16-5. Configuring email support for an announcements ...

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