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From Matt Burgess <mattyb...@apache.org>
Subject Re: configuring ConsumeImap with no password mailbox
Date Fri, 12 May 2017 15:48:28 GMT
Alternatively (in the Jira, e.g.) the field could be marked as
required(false), might be a better visual indicator to the user that
nothing need be entered in that field.

Regards,
Matt

On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Andy LoPresto <alopresto@apache.org> wrote:
> Aesha,
>
> The ConsumeIMAP processor extends AbstractEmailProcessor, which specifies
> password as a required and non-empty field. You would need to edit this file
> [1] and replace the validator StandardValidators.NON_EMPTY_VALIDATOR with
> Validator.VALID to always pass. If you rebuild and deploy the application,
> this should work.
>
> You can also file a Jira [2] to request this feature/improvement is added to
> the master branch.
>
> public static final PropertyDescriptor PASSWORD = new
> PropertyDescriptor.Builder()
>             .name("password")
>             .displayName("Password")
>             .description("Password used for authentication and authorization
> with Email server.")
>             .required(true)
>             .expressionLanguageSupported(true)
>             .addValidator(StandardValidators.NON_EMPTY_VALIDATOR)
>             .sensitive(true)
>             .build();
>
> [1]
> https://github.com/apache/nifi/blob/master/nifi-nar-bundles/nifi-email-bundle/nifi-email-processors/src/main/java/org/apache/nifi/processors/email/AbstractEmailProcessor.java#L91-L91
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/CreateIssue!default.jspa
>
>
> Andy LoPresto
> alopresto@apache.org
> alopresto.apache@gmail.com
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>
> On May 11, 2017, at 8:27 PM, Roy, Aesha Dhar <aesha-dhar.roy@hpe.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> We have a process mailbox from which we want to consume all emails using
> nifi. The problem is that this mailbox does not have a password. But nifi
> does not allow me to configure the ConsumeImap without password.
> I tried putting some random password but I get connection exceptions with
> that.
>
> Is there some other way of connecting to this passwordless mailbox?
>
> Regards,
> Aesha
>
>
>

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