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Sending Emails from TM1 (Part 1: Plain Text)

Sending Emails from TM1 – Using HTML


Although some additional components of TM1 have built-in email functionality, TM1 does not have email functionality built into its ETL Engine.

Solution Process:

  1. Within a TI Process output text to a file to be used as the body of the email to be sent.
  2. Execute an email script command to send off the email to recipients.

Executing the TI script:

The TM1 Email TurboIntegrator Process is parameter driven and will prompt you for parameters to be pushed into the TI process:

  • pRecipient : yourName@yourCompany.com.au ; nextName@yourCompany.com.au ( note use a  semi column between each email address when emailing multiple users.
  • pSubject:  add a comment.
  • pBody: add a comment .
  • pAttachFile: file location of where your file attachment resides.

Email script global variables will need changing before execution of script:

  • sFileName: file location of generated txt file used as the body of the email to be sent.
  • sSender: notifications@yourCompany.com.au ( who the email is from)
  • sSMTPSvr: SMTP or Exchange Server used for emailing. This is often SMTP.yourCompany.com.au ( SMTP server )

Solution: TM1EmailHtml


  • Due to 255 character limit restriction within TM1 (prior to version 9.4), instead of emailing individuals you should set up a email group instead of separating each email address separately i.e. use emailGroup@yourCompany.com.au instead of “yourName@yourCompany.com.au ; nextName@yourCompany.com.au”.

In the next post we will show you a practical use for this TI Process: How to send HTML Formatted emails which notify the recipient of nightly minor errors from scheduled chores if/when they occur.

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