Integrating ECS/ie to other applications
ECS/integrated email has been designed to be integrated to AS/400 business application systems. ECS/ie is supplied with easy to use application program interfaces (API's) in the form of AS/400 commands:
IESNDEMAIL - ECS/ie Send email from AS/400
This API is for sending simple email messages from an AS/400 or automatically from a program executing on the AS/400. The email subject and body text can be manipulated from the AS/400.
The command "IESNDEMAIL" requires four parameters:
Example of the ECS/ie API "IESNDEMAIL" executed from an AS/400 command line:
Example of the ECS/ie API "IESNDEMAIL" executed within a CL program:
IESNDEMAIL NAME('John Smith') EMAIL('email@example.com') SUBJECT(ECS/integrated email example') MESSAGE('Hi John, This is an example of a message sent using the ECS/ie API.')
IESNDF - ECS/ie Send AS/400 file as email attachment
This API is for sending AS/400 database files as Excel compatible comma delimited (CSV) email attachments or as text files (flat files). This command can be used to trigger the transmission of emails containing AS/400 database files from an AS/400 command line or automatically within a program running on the AS/400. The email subject, body text., file name & file type can be manipulated from the AS/400.
The command "IESNDF" requires the following parameters:
Example of the ECS/ie API "IESNDF" executed from an AS/400 command line:
Example of the ECS/ie API "IESNDF" executed within a CL program:
IESNDF FILE(APPLIB/CUSTMAST) HEADINGS(*FIELDDESC) +
NAME('John smith') +
SUBJECT('Customer Master Listing') +
MESSAGE('Please find attached the latest +
Customer Master listing as an +
Excel compatible file.')
Note: Ensure that the ECS/ie AS/400 library (ECSIE) exists within library list when executing these commands.
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