What’s new in Discussion Board Plus R2.5 – Part 4 of 6

Bamboo Push Email Service: Create a reply to an alert via email

First, let's take a look at creating an alert in Exchange. 

Go to Central Administrator →  System Settings →  Click on Configure outgoing e-mail settings.

Fill in the information for:

Outbound SMTP server: For example:

Form address: For example: chauhuynh@bamboo.com

Go to Discussion Board Plus → Forum Settings in the Ribbon → Select Automatically alert authors checkbox

Login to your site with a user who already
has an email address, then create a topic in the DB+ list.

Go to the Mailbox of the user who has just created a topic
in DB+ list, and make sure you see an alert sent from the DB+ list.

Click on the Reply button and type in the body of your email,
keeping the content of topic as pictured below. Now click Send.

After the Timer Job runs, you will see the following reply:


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