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Status Future consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 9, 2012

SSL/TLS support for Email Input/Output Nodes to communicate to email server via POP3, IMAP etc

We currently have the email sample in message broker running as a proof of concept that provides us the functionality we require. To meet security standards we need to encrypt communication between the Message Broker and the email server by what ever means is appropriate. This could be SSL or TLS. When attaching to a secure port the Email Input Node fails.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 25349
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Guest
    Aug 14, 2020

    As part of our regular commitment to reviewing RFEs, we have re-reviewed this RFE and for now its status is maintained as Uncommitted Candidate. Whilst acknowledging that there are some work arounds possible in java, we will continue to monitor this RFE for signs of popularity from the community.

  • Guest
    Jun 6, 2019

    Do we got the solution for this request ?

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Connectivity and Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

  • Guest
    Sep 27, 2012

    Current workaround on Unix/Linux: For EmailOutput node, smtp relay (to send to gmail) setup is described here:

  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2012

    I second this RFE.
    Email nodes should support SSL for both sending and receiving.
    Example: gmail requires SSL for both its smtp and imap servers.
    Use with gmail accounts is a likely requirement.

  • Guest
    Sep 17, 2012

    Thanks for raising this requirement. This would be a great enhancement to the email nodes, and we'll look to provide this support in a follow-on release or fixpack.