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Status Under Consideration
Workspace Domino
Categories Administration
Created by Guest
Created on May 10, 2019

Add support for IMAP Idle (

Add support for IMAP Idle (

This is being tracked under


Enhancement Request for use of IMAP's IDLE command in Domino.

APAR LO31116



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  • Guest
    Jun 15, 2021


    Totally agree.

    Nowadays, we are in an interconnected world, so, HCL Domino can't get outside of the players.

    Third party services, like most Web Services, work with IMAP when they need to integrate with a mail platform, as they expect to have Real-time response.

    In order to provide Real-time capability of getting email information, IDLE feature need to be available from IMAP protocol.

    For instance, the following CRM uses IDLE feature with this context, so, it would be very helpful if Domino would provide IDLE feature, as the CRM integrate with third party emails to send / receive emails.

  • Guest
    Jun 15, 2021

    IMAP is a standard way to integrate Domino (it's mail part) with other systems. The support of the IMAP IDLE command is important for some of those systems.