This sample demonstrates how to use the TIBCO StreamBase® Input Adapter for IP/POP3.
This adapter uses the WinPcap libraries for Windows to tap into the IP packet stream. Before using this adapter with real-time data, you must install and configure these libraries on the system that will host the adapter.
Download and install the latest WinPcap MSI from http://www.winpcap.org. Use all the default settings for the installation. This adapter is not supported on macOS or Linux.
In StreamBase Studio, import this sample with the following steps:
From the top-level menu, click→ .
popto narrow the list of options.
Select POP3 reader input adapter from the StreamBase Standard Adapters category.
StreamBase Studio creates a single project containing the sample files.
In the Project Explorer view, open the sample you just loaded.
If you see red marks on a project folder, wait a moment for the project to load its features.
If the red marks do not resolve themselves after a minute, select the project, right-click, and select→ from the context menu.
POP3Reader.sbappfile and click the Run button. This opens the SB Test/Debug perspective and starts the module.
Use a mail client to retrieve a message from a POP3 server.
In the Output Streams view, observe that a tuple is emitted through the
When done, press F9 or click the Terminate EventFlow Fragment button.
When you load the sample into StreamBase Studio, Studio copies the sample project's files to your Studio workspace, which is normally part of your home directory, with full access rights.
Load this sample in StreamBase Studio, and thereafter use the Studio workspace copy of the sample to run and test it, even when running from the command prompt.
Using the workspace copy of the sample avoids permission problems. The default workspace location for this sample is:
See Default Installation Directories for the default location of
studio-workspace on your system.