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Enable or Disable IMAP4 Access for a User

Exchange 2010
 

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

Topic Last Modified: 2012-07-23

You can enable or disable IMAP4 for a user.

noteNote:
After you've enabled or disabled IMAP4 for a user, you must restart the Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 service. For more information about how to restart the IMAP4 service, see Start and Stop the IMAP4 Service.

Looking for other management tasks related to managing user mailboxes? Check out Managing User Mailboxes.

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 "Recipient provisioning permissions" section in the Mailbox Permissions topic.

  1. In the console tree, navigate to Recipient Configuration > Mailbox.

  2. In the result pane, select the user for which you want to enable or disable IMAP4.

  3. In the action pane, under the name of the user, click Properties.

  4. In <User> Properties, on the Mailbox Features tab, click IMAP4, and then click either Enable or Disable.

  5. Click OK.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Recipient provisioning permissions" section in the Mailbox Permissions topic.

This example enables IMAP4 for the user John Smith.

Set-CASMailbox -Identity "John Smith" -IMAPEnabled $true

This example disables IMAP4 for the user John Smith.

Set-CASMailbox -Identity "John Smith" -IMAPEnabled $false

For detailed information about syntax and parameters, see Set-CASMailbox.

After you enable or disable IMAP4 for a user, you may also want to:

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