Email Listener Plugin Readme
On 29 October 2020, this git repository was rewritten to remove unrelated history to this plugin.
The email listener plugin is a service that connects to an email server using IMAP and
forwards new email messages to specified users.
Copy emailListener.jar into the plugins directory of your Openfire installation. The
plugin will then be automatically deployed. To upgrade to a new version, copy the new
emailListener.jar file over the existing file or upgrade from the admin console.
The email listener plugin can be configured via the Openfire Admin Console.
Use the configuration page to specify the email server and user to use to
connect to the server. The list of users to notify of new email messages should be
comma delimited and the bare JID (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) should be used. Once the
service has been configued it will automatically connect and start monitoring for new
Using the Plugin
Once Openfire is started the plugin will connect to the email server and start to monitor
for new email messages. New email message will be sent to specified users. Every time the
configuration of the email listener service is updated the service will be automatically