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Account Setting Management

This functions can be used to set up account information and quickly for specially 100 account version. The account settings in 'Account' tab can be written out to a general CSV file, and the settings can be restored and applied after editing CSV file.

Choose 'Manage account settings' of 'Options' menu.

Back up / restore all settings

Backup all settings to a file
All of the current settings can be saved to a file. All preference information including license information will be saved.

Restore all settings from a file
The preference file(*.prf), which has been saved by 'Backup' menu, can be restored and applied. All preference information including license information will be restored.

Set multiple accounts at a time by 'Template' function

Copy account settings to template
This 'Template' function can be used to set up many accounts at a time. Once creating a template of account settings, you can copy the template to specified multiple accounts at a time. The main switch in the server setting of the applied accounts will be disabled. You can copy specified account settings to the template by choosing this menu.

Edit setting template
You can edit the template by choosing this menu.

Apply template to specified accounts
Once creating a template of account settings, you can copy the template to multiple accounts at a time. If using the option "Don't copy the template setting in the 'Account' tab", the template settings except the 'Account' tab will be copied. The recommended usage is that the option is always enabled, you create a template of common settings, copy it to multiple accounts and then set the individual information for each account. The individual settings in the 'Account' tab can be loaded from a CSV file. See below.

Set each account settings by CSV file

After editing the settings in CSV file mentioned above, the settings can be restored and applied.

[NOTE]
1. To create CSV file, first you MUST export settings to a CSV file and then edit it.
2. The first line of CSV file MUST NOT be changed.
3. IMPORTANT!! It is recommended to save (back up) the preference file by the function 'Backup all settings to a file' before importing CSV file. The author will NOT take responsibility for any problems. See licence agreement for details.
4. If ForwardMail application cannot be launched after importing CSV file, you should restore the preference file in Windows directory manually. For Windows Vista or 7, the preference file should be saved in "C:\Users\[user_name]\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Windows。"
The preference file name is like followings:

* 10 account version : fwdm4_std10.prf
* 30 account version : fwdm4_std30.prf
* 100 account version : fwdm4_sp100.prf

5. The CSV file must not include any ' " ' (double quotation) or ' , ' (comma) character.

The CSV file format is like followings:

Group in dialog box

Item Name in CSV

Content

Account number

FWDM_PRF
* This word is reserved to identify the CSV file. DO NOT change or remove.

Account number 
* When prefixing ';' character to number, this line of account settings will be ignored.

Account preference for:

Account name

Account name string

Timer

Time

Interval in minute ( 1 - 1440 )

Main switch

Enable account

Enabled=1 Disabled=0

Forward to:

Destination

Address

Mailbox information

Mailbox address

Mail address for mailbox

 

 

Mailbox ID

ID for mailbox

 

 

Mailbox Password

Password for mailbox

 

 

POP server

POP server name

 

 

POP Port

POP server port number

 

 

SMTP Server

SMTP server name

 

 

SMTP Port

SMTP server port number

 

 

APOP

Enabled=1 Disabled=0

SMTP Auth.

SSMTP

Enabled=1 Disabled=0

 

 

SSMTP USER

Secured SMTP user ID

 

 

SSMTP Password

Secured SMTP password

Use separate SMTP

Separate SMTP

Enabled=1 Disabled=0

 

 

Separate SMTP address

Sendre's address

 

 

Separate SMTP P-before-S

Enabled=1 Disabled=0

 

 

Separate SMTP P-before-S POP server

POP server name for P-before-S

 

 

Separate SMTP P-before-S POP port

POP port number for P-before-S

 

 

Separate SMTP P-before-S APOP

Enabled=1 Disabled=0

 

 

Separate SMTP P-before-S POP ID

POP ID for P-before-S

 

 

Separate SMTP P-before-S POP password

POP password for P-before-S

Delay POP/SMTP Auth

Wait POP

Enabled=1 Disabled=0

 

 

Wait POP sec

Waiting time in second ( 1 - 3600 )

 

 

Wait SMTP

Enabled=1 Disabled=0

 

 

WAIT SMTP sec

Waiting time in second ( 1 - 3600 )

Delete incoming emails just..

Delete after fwding

Enabled=1 Disabled=0

 

 

Delete after fwding(mode)

Except filtered=0 All=1

How to import the settings from the previous version or another account version

You can take over the preference settings from the previous version or the other account version.
To use this function, choose "Change Version.." from "Options" menu.

*Import settings from Ver.3 (--- account) preference file.

You can take over the settings from Ver.3 by choosing this option. After pressing 'OK', choose the preference file which is located in the Windows folder by default installation. The file name will be set automatically in the file selection dialog.

[Notice]: You can take over the settings from the previous version here, however the license upgrade service is not provided. To use Ver.4, you need to purchase a new license for it.

*Import settings from Ver.4 (---account) preference file.

This option is for 100 account version (ForwardMail for Administrator). It is not available for 10 account version. You can take over the settings from 10 account version.

[Note]:
You can take over the settings from 10 account version here, however the license upgrade service is not provided. To use 100 account version, you need to purchase a new license for it.