What does this article cover?
- What is Dataflow Automation?
- What is a Dataflow Automation connection?
- How do I create an Email connection?
Also, check out the walkthrough video:
What is Dataflow Automation?
Dataflow Automation provides organizations Big Data capabilities including long term storage, data management, processing and integration without having to invest millions of dollars and a dedicated team.
What is a Dataflow Automation connection?
Connections store information that is used to communicate with the actions that exist in your Dataflows.
PLEASE NOTE: Connections may be used by more than one Dataflow within your account.
How do I create an Email connection?
To create an Email connection, please follow the instructions below.
STEP 1. From the Dataflow Automation interface, click Connections from the left-hand menu.
STEP 2. Click +.
STEP 3. Name your connection and select Email from the Type drop-down menu.
STEP 4. Add a description (optional) and enter your Email credentials. PLEASE NOTE: Your email server provider can provide Host and Port information.
Using SSL (Secure) will provide added security to emails being sent. Please check with your email provider to ensure this is allowed.
STEP 5. Click Save.
Video: Creating an Email Connection
This video demonstrates how to create an Email connection in Dataflow.