The traditional Unix tool for this job is procmail. You can configure it to process all incoming mail in an account with a shell script -- decoding the attachment and saving it to a file would be very easy to do, assuming the server is also a FTP or web server. Of course, the script could also just decode the attachment and load it directly into MySQL.
Esme Cowles <[log in to unmask]>
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On 10/17/2012, at 11:46 AM, Nate Hill <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Maybe someone can offer me a suggestion here...
> I bought a nifty new gadget that records data and spits out csv files as
> email attachments.
> I want to go from csv > MySQL and build a web application to do cool stuff
> with the data.
> The thing is, the device can only email the files as attachments, it
> doesn't give me the ability to upload them to a server.
> Can anyone suggest how I can securely email a file directly to a folder on
> a server?
> The scenario is nearly identical to what is described here:
> Nate Hill
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