I am trying to set up a SharePoint page as follows (using SPdesigner), but don't know if it is possible and where to start.

We want a page where a list is displayed, and the content of the list should be based on data from a database. But now the question: This database should be filled (updated etc) from XML emails that arrive at a defined SharePoint-inbox.

  1. an email with XML content is sent to a SharePoint email address
  2. SharePoint sees the email, reads the content
  3. XML content is being checked and the data is inserted to the page/list database.

is this possible and any tutorials/help on this topics (read email, XML to db/list) plz?

(i'm fairly new to SharePoint so my apologies if question sounds strange :) i know how to easily do it on f.e. php but that's not 'allowed' here where we want to implement it...)

  • U have to add data in list which are come from email with XML format? – Vishal_Sharepoint Sep 28 '12 at 7:50
  • @V_B yes, somebody sends an email with XML format, and I want to add this to a existing list. But don't know how – Bokw Sep 28 '12 at 7:54
  • I have the same problem. Is there a solution? – user13160 Nov 22 '12 at 14:53
  • @Jens looking at the amount of replies I don't think so – Bokw Dec 3 '12 at 9:57

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