Monday, May 12, 2014

E-mail enabling a Document Library in SharePoint

If you want to store e-mail messages for archival purposes, records management or other storage scenarios, SharePoint makes this as simple as E-mail enabling a Document Library!

In order to configure a Document Library to accept e-mail messages, you have to configure this in Central Administration under System Settings-->E-Mail and Text Messages (SMS)-->Configure incoming e-mail settings.  You also have to configure the SMTP Service on the server.  If these settings have not been configured, you will not even have the option to configure "Incoming e-mail settings" for your Document Library.

You can read more about how to configure incoming e-mail for SharePoint here:

Though this article is a bit old and outdated, the same basic process applies to configuring e-mail settings in SharePoint 2013:


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