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Enable or Disable POP3 Access for a User

[This is pre-release documentation and subject to change in future releases. This topic's current status is: Revising Per Edit.]

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 Topic Last Modified: 2009-05-21

This topic describes how to enable or disable POP3 access for a user on the computer that is running Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 that has the Client Access server role installed and the POP3 service enabled. 

After you have enabled or disabled POP3 access for a user, you must restart the POP3 service. For more information about how to restart the POP3 service, see Start and Stop the POP3 Service.

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  1. In the console tree, expand Recipient Configuration, and then click Mailbox.
  2. In the work pane, click the POP3 and IMAP4 tab.
  3. In the work pane, select POP3 and then, in the action pane, click Properties.
  4. On the <Mailbox Name> Properties page, on the Mailbox Features tab, click POP3.
  5. Depending on whether you want the mailbox user to have POP3 access to Exchange 2010, click Enable or Disable.
  6. Click Apply, and then click OK to save your changes.

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This example enables POP3 for a user:

Set-CASMailbox -Identity CAS01 -PopEnabled $true

This example disables POP3 for a user:

Set-CASMailbox -Identity CAS01 -PopEnabled $false

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

After you enable or disable POP3 access for a user, you may also want to:

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