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email-accountEmail account



Note:
This component turns out to be necessary during the configuration of Email plugin modules.

INTRODUCTION

This component is necessary for the configuration of Email plugin modules. Use Email account component to define the server for sending your e-mail messages.

Email account component configuration inside the Home automation software EVE Manager

COMPONENT’S PROPERTIES

Customizable component’s title and icon. Please refer to “Common properties” guide.

GUI

This component’s sample is made by using Graphic UI gateway.

Please refer to “Gateways / Protocols” chapter in order to get further info.

SMTP server: type the proper SMTP server taht corrispond to the one of your email host;

Username: username of the e-mail account (the email);

Password: password of the e-mail account;

Port: type the proper port;

SSL Encryption: You will have to enable this option only if your email host has this option.

Note: text field available for additional information on the component from the admin side.

Reminder before continuing:

  • Download and Install EVE Logic plugin to enable plugins (link);
  • After loading .eve project to the server, wait a couple of minutes for logics activation.

ATTENTION: FOR GMAIL USERS ONLY PLEASE FOLLOWING GUIDE BEFORE START CONFIGURING EVE MANAGER

HOW TO USE GMAIL TO SEND EMAILS THROUGH EVE MANAGER:

We recommend using this guide if you’ll utilize GMAIL IMAP settings to send emails from EVE Manager, this will allow the user to receive the emails without the “APP NOT SAFE” message from Google.

It’s mandatory before proceeding to use the 2-step verification on your account, please follow this guide.

To generate a new password for an email program to access your Gmail account through IMAP with two-step authentication enforced follow this example below:

  1. Select Mail inside the “Select App” dropdown and then Other in the “Select device”:
Selecting the type of application to apply to the email account
Selecting the type of device to associate to the email account

Now you can choose a name for the app for which you want to generate the password.

Naming the application that will appear when you receave the email

Now you’ll finally have the new password to use inside Eve Manager with your email. 

Creating the crypted password for the email account
Email account component settings complete inside the Home automation software

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