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sbs 2008 migration - cant add pop3 connector

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Hi,

on the sbs 2003 - 2008 migration i have sucessfully removed the smtp and disabled the pop 3 connector on my 2003 box

i am now at the step where i add the pop 3 connectors to the destination server.

i cant add any pop3 accounts because there are no user mailboxes to direct the mail to?

any ideas? i think i must have missed a step somewhere

thanks,
Al
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by:alan_kelly
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just tested smtp out from the destination server and its working fine.
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by:alan_kelly
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Hi guys,

really in a pinch here as there is now no mail on the 2003 box or the 2008 box and im gonna be up s**t creek tomorrow if i cant get it back.

anyone have any ideas

as a footnote - i cant seem to find any of the users accounts on the new sbs 2008 server, but when i tried to add an already existing account, it wouldnt let me as the name already exists.

no users show up in the users pane - under networking (on the 2008 box) - it says "no users exist"
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by:alan_kelly
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hi again,

just moved the exchange mailboxes to the new server - but to no avail.
still have no sbs mailboxes to send incoming pop3 to.

any help??
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Jian An Lim earned 1500 total points
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sbs server?

do you cannot see user in the SBS console or AD?

i know SBS console is a pain, you need to run a wizard to get in appear in the SBS console.

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by:alan_kelly
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hi,

my users appear in AD Users & Computers -> My Business -> Users -> SBS users

i can not find them in the SBS console.

can you tell me about the wizard i need to run
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thanks!!
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