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SBS 2011 pop3 mail retrieve 5 mins, can it be faster?

phucdk asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Dear Expert Exchange,

Thank you for your forum, great helps. It has been helped me a lot by searching problem similar to my case. However, now i am stuck at this point. My company is upgrading SBS 2003 to SBS 2011, and my boss ask me help him since I know a little bit in networking. For the safety reason I would not dare to do the migrate by using answer file, instead I do a clean setup on new server. Here are my questions

- So far, the new server is working fine, I am still testing on it. But there is a problem that when I send mail from outside to my company email, it takes very long to receive or I have to click to retrieve now button on the server like you see in the picture and then the client can get mail from his/her laptop.

**the minimum it allows me to set is 5 minutes :(

I don't know how is the setup in SBS 2003 since it had been setup before I work here. But when I tested on SBS 2003 system, sending a mail from outside, the mail come instant. And of course my boss also also wants me to help him setup the mail fast like in his old server.

Is there anyway I should do or configure to let the client receive mail in few seconds like the old SBS 2003?

Another question is, I have managed export all the mail of users in SBS 2003 exchange to pst files by using Exmerge.exe. Now I want to import these pst files to new exchange 2010 with same user, could you please guide me how to do this?

Thank you for your time, sorry for the long post but this is my best try in English.


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