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Local Exchange Server 2007 with Hosting Service Provider

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Our organization has several offices in different countries. All users have the same e-mail domain xxx@myorg.eu being hosted by a provider in UK (OVH). None of any office has a local mail server, except in Cambodia where I am going to deploy Exchange Server 2007 as a local e-mail server. So my question is:

I would use a POP3 connector to retrieve emails from OVH. If OVH has a "catch all" feature setup which means that any mail sent to xxx@myorg.eu (where xxx = Cambodia users) will go to my single OVH account "myorg". Would it be possible? If yes, would it affect other users than in Cambodia?

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the way catch all works is that

anything@domain.com will go in the catchall mailbox UNLESS you have it as specific account on the mail server

so assuming you have an account user1@domain.com and user2@domain.com & catchall@domain.com

emails sent to user1 and user2 will go to their mailboxes and any other email will go directly to catchall

remember that for a pop connector, unless you are using SBS, you will have to go for a 3rd party tool
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Thanks so much for shedding some lights. So you meant I would just ask the hosting provider to set catchall up like this:

cambodiauser-catchall@domain.com

indonesiauser1@domain.com
philippinesuser1@domain.com
franceuser1@domain.com


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I am not sure by what you mean by that but you can only have ONE catchall mailbox per domain the others shuld be regular mailbox
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