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  1. Moodle QA
  2. MDLQA-1 Moodle QA testing
  3. MDLQA-8200

Students can e-mail to their private files

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      Test Pre-Requisites
      1. An otherwise unused e-mail account which supports:
        1. IMAP
        2. Sub-Addresses
      2. Working SMTP configuration for Moodle
      3. A standard user account
      4. Access to run cron
      Test setup
      1. Login as administrator
      2. Open Site administration -> Server -> Incoming mail configuration
      3. Place a tick beside "Enable incoming mail processing"
      4. Enter your mailbox configuration:
        1. Mailbox name: The bit before the @ on the e-mail address you would use to send e-mail to. For example, jammydodger in jammydodger@example.com
        2. Email domain: The bit after the @ on the e-mail address you would use to send e-mail to. For example, example.com in jammydodger@example.com
      5. Enter your Incoming mail server settings
        1. Incoming Mail Server: The IMAP server name
        2. Use SSL: Server-dependent
        3. Username: The username required to log on to this IMAP server
        4. Password: The password required to log on to this IMAP server
        5. Click Save changes
      6. Open Site administration -> Server -> Incoming mail configuration -> Message handlers
      7. Click the Edit icon beside "Email to Private files"
        1. Place a tick beside "Enabled"
        2. Ensure that "Validate sender address" is disabled
        3. Click Save changes
      Test procedure
      1. Login as a student
      2. Navigate to your Dashboard
      3. Under the "Private files" block,choose "Manage private files..."
        1. Confirm that there is an e-mail address underneath the file manager
      4. Create a new e-mail:
        1. Set the address found underneath the file manager address as the recipient
        2. Add one or more small attachments
        3. Send the email
      5. Run Cron
        1. Confirm that the output does not list any errors and that the e-mail was processed
      6. Refresh your "Private files" page
        1. *Confirm that your files in your e-mail were added to your Private files"

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