Exch 2007 - Creating mailbox for Scanner, what mailbox type should I use?

Hello,

I need to create a couple mailboxes for scanners (MFP Printers) to use to relay mail through our system.

I dont want to create standard user accounts and mailboxes for this if I dont have to.  Is there a new mailbox type that might be more suitable for this?

The "Equipment" mailbox sounds like it might be right, but it says the user account will be disabled and I dont know if that will allow the POP/SMTP to authenticate throught he mailserver if the account is disabled?

Suggestions?
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shauncroucherCommented:
Follow here: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2006/12/28/432013.aspx

you don't need to create accounts at all if you don't want to, just configure the receive connector by IP

Shaun
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shauncroucherCommented:
Otherwise, create mailbox user and then disable the account in Active Directory Users and computers and this will stop logins to domain and still let you authenticate.

Should only need 1 account for both these scanners,

Shaun
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