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I have the pop connector setup on our sbs 2003 server but i can not send any email out with it.  It keeps telling me that it found the server but there was no response.  I have ports 110 and 25 open and the RPC and OWA work fine.  I can receive email via pop just fine.  I have a security cert installed for OWA and RPC but i don't think that wold affect the pop connection.  

Any ideas??
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There is a problem with the smtp authentication. check that the usrname and password you put in the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" are correct.

I hope you to solve your problem
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Well i did not have that option on but it is now and i am still getting the error.  I tried letting it use the incomming settings and i also typed them in.
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microsoft outlook 2003>tools>email accounts>view or change existing email accounts> choose your pop3 account and press change> click more settings>choose outgoing server>check my outgoing server smtp requires authentication > and choose logon using>type the suitable username and the password.
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Yeah thats what i did.  It did not make a difference.
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Any other thoughts??
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before you use the exchange server, you used the mail boxes package from certain company. you can make a new email account from these mailboxes  to use it in the smtp authentication in the exchange server.


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???  Before the exchange server we where just using our ISP's email.  Now the users are hooking directly to the exchange server.  I am a little lost on your suggestion.  I just want to understand why this does not work.
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so I assume when you run the following command it time's out

telnet <ip.of.exch.server> 25
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