SQL Remote exchanges data among databases using an underlying message system. SQL Remote supports the following message systems:
File sharing A simple system requiring no extra software.
FTP Internet file transfer protocol.
SMTP/POP Internet email protocol.
MAPI Microsoft Messaging Application Programming Interface, used in Microsoft products and in cc:Mail release 8 and later.
VIM Vendor Independent Messaging, used in Lotus Notes and in some versions of Lotus cc:Mail.
Support for VIM and MAPI is deprecated
A database can exchange messages using one or more of the available message systems.
Not all systems are supported on all operating systems. For a complete list of supported operating systems, see the SQL Remote for SQL Anywhere table in SQL Anywhere 10.0.1 Components by Platform.
Not all message systems are supported on all operating systems for which SQL Remote is available. The links are implemented as DLLs on Windows operating systems.
For a listing of which message systems are supported on which operating system, see the SQL Remote for SQL Anywhere table in SQL Anywhere 10.0.1 Components by Platform.
Working with message types
Setting message type control parameters
The file message system
The ftp message system
The SMTP message system
The MAPI message system
The VIM message system