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

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POP3 authentication using email address in Exchange

I'm running an Exchange 2010 server. I need to allow POP3 authentication using an email address as the user ID instead of the domain username. Here's an example: AD Domain: domain.local Email ...
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Silent Outlook popups regarding self-signed certificate when connecting to pop3-ssl server

When MS Outlook (2003/2007/2010) connect to pop3-ssl server and the server certificate is selfsigned it opens a dialog whether or not user wants to accept it. Is it possible to suppress this message ...
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Average mail quota usage: tricks to implement unlimited email quota

I suppose that hosters who provides unlimited mail quota are only claiming it unlimited, and hope that they won't run out of disk space. Correct me if I'm wrong. In order to do such trick they will ...
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Outlook 2003 items stuck in outbox after sent (POP3)

I have a PC, when the user sends an item it's stuck in the outbox after sending. The strange thing is that the mails are being sent to the recepient. It's just that Outlook doesn't move it from Outbox ...
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Gmail POP3 with openssl command line: hangs while RETR-ing

I want to use openssl s_client for accessing Gmail POP3S server. I am doing the following: $ openssl s_client -connect pop.gmail.com:995 +OK Gpop ready for requests from <removed: ip> ...
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Connecting to Exchange Server 2003 over POP using openssl s_client

I'm trying to fetch emails programmatically from Exchange 2003 over POP. As a proof of concept I'm trying to connect using openssl s_client. I've started the POP service on my Exchange server. ...
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how to trace an outlook mail not arriving to its destination when is sent to another domain?

I have an domain account configured with Ipower.com. If I use an email client such as Evolution, the mails arrive as expected. However if I use Outlook 2007 (as everybody in this company) the mails ...
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Move 53,800+ files into 54 separate folders with ~1000 files each?

Trying to import 53,800+ individual files (messages) using Gmail's POP fetcher. Gmail understandably refuses, giving the error: "Too many messages to download. There are too many messages on the ...
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Zimbra pop3 not accepting connections

We have a new Zimbra server (Release 5.0.18_GA_3011.UBUNTU8 UBUNTU8 FOSS edition) running and it was working great until we changed the host name following documented procedures. Now the server is ...
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Mail server (Win2003) can't receive emails, why?

Everything is fine when checking with smtdiag.exe Everything works fine with telnet. Tried from outside, connect to mail server everything works fine also - this means no ports are blocked. The ...
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Why SMTP service should be started for email receiving?

Windows Server 2003, SP2. Configured both mail services POP3 and SMTP. And found, that when SMTP service is stopped, pop3 service doesnt receiving email messages... outlook express is configured to ...
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wildcard ssl certificate - exchange 2010 - POP/IMAP problem

previously we have requested a wildcard ssl certificate from godaddy for our major domain. one of the reasons was the new established exchange server 2010. usually you require following names included ...
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Mail server: can't connect via POP/IMAP

I've followed this guide on setting up a mail server on my dedicated server. I've been able to send mails from the php application I'm using and the linux commandline (using telnet, php, etc). The ...
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pop3 IIS 6 , allow remote connections

I'm using a EC2 windows 2003 instance. I managed to install pop3 and i can connect to it locally (using outlook express with the remote desktop) and the server address is the machine name. I also ...
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Recommendations for a POP3 Connector for Exchange 2007 [closed]

I am upgrading to Exchange Server 2007, and realise that Microsoft does not ship a POP3 connector with 2007. There appears to be several commercial offerings (MAPILab, POPcon, Exchange Connector) Do ...
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POP, SMTP and Mail Exchange servers are the same thing?

The MX record from nslookup tells the address of an MX server. In the email client, this address can actually be entered on both [incoming email server] and [outgoing email server], will this work?
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Train spamassassin with POP3 or copied emails

I am still new at this so be gentle. I have setup a server with postfix, dovecot, apachce2, PHP5, PHPmyadmin, spamassassin, clamav, amavis. Now to train spamassassin apperently I need to use IMAP. ...
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ehcp - access pop3 account

I finally manage to get mail working with ehcp on an ubuntu server. I can get and send email from the webmail, but I can't seems to be able to access the pop3. I can telnet to the pop3 (server?) but ...
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migrating email, folder structure?

I am currently trying to move a client from one web host to another. They have been using webmail (smartermail) on old host. They have folder set up for organizing their mail. How would I got about ...
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Domain Password change causes Outlook saved POP passwords to fail

I have a user that repeatedly has this issue. A 3 month password change is enforced on the domain, but when the user changes his, Office 2003 will re-ask for the POP account password, even though it ...
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Migrating from “partial” Exchange 2003 to full Exchange 2003 usability

I have a client that is using Exchange 2003 on SBS 2003 R2, but only for calendar sharing and contacts sharing. Their email is still coming to their clients via a POP3 account on each client's ...
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What's the difference between POP3 and IMAP for e-mail?

How does IMAP differ from POP3 and what are the pros/cons of each and why choose one over another?
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Windows Server 2003 POP3 Service not receiving non-domain emails

I'm trying to configure the included POP3/SMTP services in Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition. The POP3 service is only receiving messages from accounts on the domain and from no place else. I'm ...
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How to set up an e-mail account across multiple users using IMAP

I've decided that we desperatly need to switch from POP3 to IMAP when handling our main business email account which several people use. This is your typical info@example.com account which receives ...
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Qmail Logs - POP3/IMAP Account Access Logs?

I would like to find a way to map account access to ip addresses. The situation is that I believe there are multiple sources accessing the same account via pop3. I want to see the ip addresses that ...
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Mail server for Windows 2008

I'm going to get a Windows 2008 dedicated server sometime soon. I'm going to have my website hosted on it, so, I also want to run a mail server on the same machine to receive any mail sent to the ...
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Monitor Outgoing / Incoming email

Do you know any freeware software that I can install on our computers in order to silent log (to a folder, or forward to another email address) all received / sent email from that computer? The idea ...
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Recommendations for POP3/IMAP software for Windows Server 2003 and migration

We are currently in the process of migrating websites from a Windows server running Parallels Business Automation to a Windows Server not running Parallels. Can anyone recommend a POP3/IMAP/SMTP ...
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Starting pop3 and imap services on Mac OS X

I'm running Mac OS X (Leopard) and I've just activated Postix, as well as installed UW imapd (a server capable of handling both IMAP and POP3 traffic). The issue I'm having is that I don't know what ...
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Message Queue building on Barracuda Spam Firewall

I have just installed our new Spam Firewall, and all seemed well. But the Spam Firewall has now decided to put all mail in a message queue and I have no idea how to force it on or anything as there ...
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When to move past POP3 servers, and what next?

My company has ~40 employees, all using POP3 mail accounts on a shared host. They allow up to 200 email boxes, have no limit on the # of outgoing/incoming e-mails/hour, and we've never had really big ...
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How to Telnet to Pop3 server?

I have an interview coming up and I want to play around with POP3 and SMTP protocol. I'm trying to login to my gmail's pop3 server account using Microsoft Telnet command line program but it's not ...
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how to enable bounceback on internet facing linux email relay w/ Exchange 2000 backend

I have to use a Win2k/Exchange 2k setup for our companies mail. There is no way to change or upgrade that. Due to various hacking & spam scenarios that played out, we implemented a linux based ...
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SBS 2008 pop 3 connector won't download emails

We use pop accounts as a backup when our server or internet connection is down. We've recently upgraded to sbs 2008. I've added our backup pop accounts via the SBS console pop conenctor. When i hit ...
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Serve IMAP Account as POP

I have ran into this a few times: I get a new email address that can only be accessed by IMAP or through a web browser. I want to read mail from all of my other accounts through my gmail account. ...
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Getting POP3-SSL using a POP3 client

We outsource our email using exchangemymail.com. They have POP3 access, but it requires SSL. Our CRM system has a mail sweeper that only supports regular POP3. How can I bridge the gap between secure ...