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Enable POP3 in Exchange 2010

Exchange 2010
 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Topic Last Modified: 2012-07-23

When you install Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, the POP3 service isn't started. You can set it to start automatically by using the Services snap-in in Microsoft Management Console (MMC) or by using the Shell.

Looking for other management tasks related to setting up POP3 and IMAP4? Check out Managing POP3 and IMAP4.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "POP3 and IMAP4" entry in the Client Access Permissions topic.

  1. In the Services snap-in, in the console tree, click Services (Local).
  2. In the result pane, right-click Microsoft Exchange POP3, and then click Properties.
  3. On the General tab, under Startup type, select Automatic, and then click Apply.
  4. Under Service status, click Start, and then click OK.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "POP3 and IMAP4" entry in the Client Access Permissions topic.

This example enables POP3 on the local Client Access server.

  1. Run this command to configure the POP3 service to start automatically.
    Set-service msExchangePOP3 -startuptype automatic
    
  2. Run this command to start the POP3 service.
    Start-service -service msExchangePOP3
    
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