Exchange 2003. How to enable pop3 protocol.

c_hockland used Ask the Experts™
hello, we have an exchange server 2003 , service pack2 and we want to activate the pop3 on this server because users on remote locations they want to scan documents using copytrack and email them. In any case , any ideas on how to enable/install pop3 and what kind of configurations they need to do oon their outlook/express or pop3 clients ?
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Donnie4572IT Manager

The service is disabled by default. Open admin tools and choose to enable and start the pop3 service and from the pop3 virtual server in ESM it should be enabled. After that your firewall will need to allow inbound pop3 port 110 in to your exchange.
check this, this will help you configure pop3 in exchange 2003:


Thanks so much for the quick response.
what configurations do i need to do on the pop3 clients ?
Donnie4572IT Manager
outlook client needs a send and receive server.
You will need
-public dns A record setup to point to a public IP address that you own
- inbound traffic on port 110 > your public IP > redirected to your exchange
- the client will then add the A record you setup on your public dns for both send and receive pop server. ( or

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