POP3 stands for Post Office Protocol used by e-mail clients to retrieve messages from a remote e-mail server.

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Bulk add/remove accounts to/from SBS2003 POP3 connector

Is this possible? I (attempt to, at least) maintain our SBS2003 box, which uses POP3 Connector to retrieve email. I am regularly asked to add/remove several accounts at once, usually for the same ...
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Recover hard deleted items from Exchange

My MD had a clear out of her mailbox (anything from september 2011 back to 2005 was deleted!) she is now majorly regretting this as there was contracts etc etc in there. Now I have looked in OWA but ...
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POP3 clients delete messages from the Google apps server

I set up Google Apps for my domain to let them handle my email. The control panel of the account has a setting that indicates what happens to an email once it is retrieved via POP3. When messages ...
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Setting MX records to allow different servers to send and receive email

I have a site (mydomain.com) that uses the hosting service to send and receive emails (the MX points to mail.mydomain.com). Now I want to keep the same server to send emails but use a third party ...
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Forwarding a specific email address

We have a server running Windows 2003 with IIS SMTP installed for sending emails and POP3 Service to receive emails. We would now like to forward one of the email accounts (support@myDomain.com) to a ...
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test a pop3 secure ssl port 995

i am trying to login to microsoft exchange online using openssl openssl s_client -connect pop.mail.apac.microsoftonline.com:995 however when i pass the USER command it fails +OK The Microsoft ...
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Messages via POP delivered multiple times (Hosting)

We have two servers with Merak Mail Server, serving a considerable number of accounts (15000). We had a terrible problem with our storage server, and we've been forced to move the mails to other ...
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email forwarding in ISPConfig/dovecot instead of POP3

i have a server with dovecot and ISPConfig installed. Right now i have mailboxes, and using my gmail for fetching emails using pop3. problem is google checks emails every X minutes. i have a hotmail ...
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exchange 2010 server error 550 5.7.1 unable to relay

We just moved to exchange 2010 and everytime one of our remote users sends emails they instantly get back "Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients. Subject: test Sent: ...
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Email client that allows adding pop account from cmd?

I am looking for an email client that allows you to add all pop params: email, server, password etc from cmd At the moment our company uses OE but the ability to add a password is not there (the ...
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Moving mail from one server to another — with no control panel and only pop3

I'm trying to migrate a client's hosting from a really bad host to a new one. The current host provides no control panel (they're a bit control freaks, you have to lodge a ticket to do anything) so I ...
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Configuring hMailServer email forwarding to use local SMTP on Windows 2008

I'm running into some issues setting up hMailServer to use the local SMTP on my server. I've got the local SMTP running and can send mail using telnet and through local .NET apps. The issue is with ...
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How to install POP3 and SMTP in Postfix? [closed]

I have Postfix installed on an Ubuntu box, but now I need to configure POP3 and SMTP. Is there some guide on how to do this?
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exchange 2010 issues with IMAP/POP3/Iphone4. unable to setup on internal network

on our internal domain we have exchange 2010 that I have been setting up. It seems to all be working except the iphones/POP3/IMAP. They will not setup on the local network. As to not conflict with our ...
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Windows mail server that supports username wildcard aliases?

Is there any free mail server (in this case POP3) for Windows that supports aliases? e.g. User name: iboyd Aliases: ian@serverfault.com ian.*@serverfault.com ...
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Ubuntu, mail servers and MX records

Some background: I have set up an Ubuntu cloud server on Rackspace where I host two domains, say, www.domain1.co.uk and www.domain2.co.uk. Both domains are hosted on the same cloud server. I ...
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Linux Postfix Setup on a fresh VPS [closed]

I've launched a new VPS with CentOS 5. It's pretty skeletal, nothing setup. I'm trying to configure my mail server to handle my email: contact@domainname.com My DNS settings live on GoDaddy.com. I ...
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how to setup a service that will forward pop3 emails to another pop3 server

I have a pop3 account only accessible from the localhost ip (its a gatewate service running locally and cannot be exposed outside of the machine) I would like to setup a service (its a windows 7 ...
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Any dovecot gotchas I should be aware of? Any alternatives to dovecot mailserver apart from qmail?

we are currently thinking about running a medium size mail service. Currently, dovecot seems to be the a good fit and we are about to setup a small test environment to check out some integration ...
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Problem with POP3 protocol & iPhone

We've run a custom pop3 server without problems for many years. But now some clients are trying to use iPhones and there is some mysterious incompatibility. For emails over a certain size (for tests ...
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How to use different address for pop.gmail.com

I've been searching for a way to hide the gmail server name (pop.gmail.com and smtp.gmail.com). I want the email client (outlook) to point to our own server (say, pop.myserver.com), which in the end ...
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Dovecot SQL authentication: How to differentiate between IMAP and POP3 access?

We are running courier currently which enables us to set different SQL userdb queries for IMAP and POP3. We need this because we do not want to give all users IMAP access, a boolean column in the ...
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Exchange 2007 SP2 install issue

We currentlty have a Windows Server 2003 x64 running Exchange 2007 SP2. We just recently updated to SP2. I believe the person that was running the update might have tried to install it twice. Our ...
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Ubuntu: mailserver + database [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu: mailserver + database I want a mailserver on Ubuntu that saves e-mail in the database and uses users in the database to let them login into the POP server and ...
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Ubuntu: mailserver + database

I want a mailserver on Ubuntu that saves e-mail in the database and uses users in the database to let them login into the POP server and SMTP server. There are also different domains. How can I do ...
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fail2ban: stop pop3 login attempts?

How do I set up fail2ban so that all those pesky pop3 login attempts are taken care of? I am using Ubuntu 9.04 and here's an extract from the pop3 log as I see it in the mails that Logwatch sends: ...
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POP3 traffic stalls between small bursts

What follows is a description of the strangest network problem I have encountered. The story I am working with a client that reported being unable to check their email, starting this morning. Two ...
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Postfix, Courier POP3 root account receiving all mail

I have installed Postfix and Courier pop3 on Ubunto Hardy. I setup MX record to point to the server I built and it is working to some extend. I can email root@myFQDN.com from outlook and it works OK. ...
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550 5.7.1 Your email messages have been blocked by the recipient OR by Trend Micro Email Reputation Service

I have an email account with POP3 connection and I am having a problem sending emails when I'm out of the office. I keep getting this email error message "550 5.7.1 Your email messages have been ...
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SMTP and POP3 Restriction

My Network administrators decided to disable SMTP and POP3 ? I can't use Outlook, Apple Mail or Thunderbird ? is there a way to get around this ?
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Backing up mail accounts without full access to mailserver

I'm in the process of migrating some stuff from a (crappy) hosting. Files were easy with SSH access, but mail is giving me some thoughts. This is the situation: qmail server, no ssh access I own ...
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POP3 get domain name for autorization

I have pop3 server and 2 domain names. In pop3 session how nca i know what the user's domain connected? We have: C: user name S: OK+ C: pass password S: OK+ We have only user name. Where can i ...
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DynDns and localserver

I bind dyndns host to my local computer. My router - Zyxel P-600. In my router settings in DynDns tab i set my accaunt dyndns settings. I 110 port forward. Then i set up pop3 server. I try to ...
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Redirect smtp, imap and pop to ssl

I want my users to stop accessing user accounts like IMAP, SMTP and POP without SSL. I can easily disable non-SSL access, but then everything would break. Is there a way to automatically redirect ...
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Dovecot immediately logs off user

I'm trying to set up email on my server, and have successfully set up POP3 with gmail for my main account. When attempting to set up another user though, gmail reports ` There was a problem ...
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Simplest way to expose UNIX mailboxes via IMAP or POP3 on RHEL 5.6

We've got a web server running RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.6, and it has all the usual local UNIX mailboxes. As is typical, the root mailbox gets all the cron output, logwatch results, etc. I'd like an ...
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Running POP3 and Exchange on the same server?

We have a Windows 2003 server running Exchange. We have a service that needs to use POP3 or IMAP to access incoming emails to insert records into a database based on those emails. If I start the ...
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How can I tell who is using POP3/SMTP/IMAP over SSL and who isn't?

I need to determine which end users to contact, and ask them to fix their configuration or upgrade to something that supports SSL. I don't want to send a broad email and shut off the service without ...
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pop.gmail.com custom CNAME redirect own DNS record (Google Apps)

I've been searching everywhere to see if there's a way to get your own URL for Google Apps imap/pop, so users can enter pop.xxxx.com as POP server to get their google apps mail When I try a CNAME ...
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Maildir and users

I have pop3 local server. I want to use mail storage - Maildir format. And i have question: Maildir structure: Maildir tmp cur new Is it for one user? If i have 2 users in my pop3 ...
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Mail POP Server Trigger

We have this platform that monitor the health of our entire network, when an incident (server down, link down, link up, etc.) occurs, it send an alert. This alert should be catch by a software that ...
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Limiting POP3 mailbox for one connection at a time? (Dovecot)

Is there a way to limit the number of concurrent connections to a POP3 mailbox on a Dovecot server? The current situation is that if two clients connect to the same mailbox, then the server accepts ...
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POP3 Mail Account - Record of when accessed

I have a number of machines that access the same pop3 account. Does a system/server usually keep a record of when the mail account was accessed? If so what other information is usually recorded? The ...
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SMTP server hacked and Spammed - hotmail.com blacklisted

We recently set upp a new SMTP server and during the night someone used it to spamm. Next day We saw that it was over 90 000 mails in the queue folder. After that I chaned the incoming port and also ...
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Recommend a reasonably priced email provider?

We have around 50 domains that aren't core/key business but ideally we want to be able to have the MX records pointing to someone to accept mail for the following: abuse@ and postmaster@ for all the ...
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Please advice pop3 email collector

I am looking for software that can collect emails from many (hundreds, thousands) mailboxes and store it in a local pop3 server. So that I can download all of them from the local pop3 using outlook ...
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How can I forward to a specific MTA based on email address?

How can I forward incoming messages to a specific MTA based on the username portion of the recipient's email address? I would prefer linux-based software, but Windows would work too. Background: Our ...
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Find my POP server's address

I recently took over a server (Ubuntu 9) that is set up to send and receive email and uses RoundCube as its webmail interface. The folks who use the machine don't like RoundCube and want to do ...
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Difference between POP3 (externally hosted) and Exchange (internally hosted)?

So right now our set-up looks like this: To receive email: [[Our e-mail host]] --> POP3 [[Our Exchange 2003 server]] To send e-mail: [[Our Exchange 2003 server]] --> SMTP --> [[Zen ...
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How to force keeping mails with Dovecot/POP3?

I want to get rid of POP3 to prevent mails being moved from the server to the computer with a client like Outlook/Thunderbird (the default behavior of this protocol). However, some "power users" want ...