Solved

SBS2003 Pop3 Connection - Force SBS2003 to only pop 1 account at a time.

Posted on 2011-03-01
5
310 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi,

We have a SBS2003, there are about 15 email accounts. We recently moved to a new service provider. Since we have moved to the new service provider we have the following error in the event viewer:

"An error occurred during a POP3 transaction to server <pop.domain.com[email@domain.com]>. The error is 1232 (The network location cannot be reached. For further information about network troubleshooting, see Windows Help."

After investigation it appears thet the service provider only permits 5 concurrent POP3 connection at a time. If there are more they end all the connection.

Our server is running 2 X E5410 Quad Core 2.33Ghz Processors, and it seems like the server is able to POP as many concurrent accounts as it has processors.

I am looking for the registry entry which will force the SBS2003 to POP 1 Account at a time.

Any assistance will be helpful.

Time is of the essence.

Thanks

Mark
0
Comment
Question by:harris008
5 Comments
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:chlebi
ID: 35007267
I would suggest you try some alternative to built in POP3 connector. It really is pain to manage. We had countless issues with it.
Have a look here http://www.msexchange.org/software/POP3-Downloaders/
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:MichaelVH
ID: 35007278
Hi there,

as far as I rememberd, the POP3-connector for Exchange 2003 is pretty simple and doesn't allow for much configuring.
You'd be looking at buying a 3rd-party software that allows you to configure much more settings.

for instance:
http://www.mapilab.com/exchange/pop3_connector/

But there are others out there as well!
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
harris008 earned 0 total points
ID: 35144984
Hi,

The problem was that MS Exchange was configured to send unresolved email back out to the Service Provider and the Catch All account at the service provider was downloading the email again causing a loop in the process..

We resolved the problem ourselves.

Thanks for the input.

Mark.
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Glen Knight
ID: 35372819
This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
0

Featured Post

Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Utilizing an array to gracefully append to a list of EmailAddresses
How to resolve IMCEAEX NDRs in Exchange or Exchange Online related to invalid X500 addresses.
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

860 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question