How to configure RPE 2.0 to send emails on document completion


RPE 2.0 and RPE 2.0.1 users can receive email notifications when a document generation job completes.

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This capability needs to be enabled by the administrator and each user. For both roles the procedure is exceedingly simple.

As a user

You need to enter your email address in the settings page. The user settings are accessed from the menu next to your user name in the top bar of the page.rpe_mail_user_2
NOTE
: if configured to use JTS for authentication RPE will automatically retrieve your email address associated with your JTS account.

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As an administrator

You need to configure RPE to access an email service. This is done by filling the highlighted entries in the image  below.

rpe_mail_settingsThe administrative page is accessed just like the user settings page: from the context menu next to the user name in the top bar. The menu is only available to users that have the administrative role.

Once the mail settings are properly configured an email will be sent to the owner of the document each time a document generation completes (successfully or not). For successful jobs you can access the generated documents immediately using the links from the email.

Advanced configuration

The administrative settings page also contain two properties that allow the administrator to change the content of the email generated by RPE. Please make sure that code is valid HTML and test it in a browser before changing it in the RPE settings.

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Author: Dragos Cojocari

Architect for Rational Publishing Engine

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