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Accessing pop mail from local network

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Hi,
I have a member of staff that accesses his mail from our SBS server via pop3 from his laptop. When he comes into the office his outlook cannot connect to the server.

I have set up a forward lookup DNS record and when he is in the office, pinging mail.ourdomain.com from his laptop does resolve to the exchange server 192.168.1.x

I cannot understand why exchange will not allow the connection when the request comes from the local network. Any help would be great!

Thanks, Jerry.
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Hi,

How many network interfaces are there on your SBS. Maybe exchange/pop3 is bound to your external IP only.

regards
Dinesh
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The SBS box has two NICs, how can I check the binding and if neccesary remedy the issue please?

Jerry
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HI Jerry,

Start->Programs->Microsoft Exchange-> System Manager ->Servers -> Protocols -> POP3 ->Default POP3.. Right Click - Properties - What IP is on it - normally keep it all unassigned for both interface access.

regards
Dinesh

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Dinesh,

perfect!  All working great now.

Thanks again!

Jerry
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