Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, POP3 and auto reply

Posted on 2014-01-21
Last Modified: 2014-01-21
Is it possible to use the auto answer / reply function in outlook when:
- outlook is configured for an exchange server 2013 account
- the exchange server 2013 connects and gets the emails via pop3 connector?

I know, that auto reply / answer with pop3 configured on outlook does not work.

Thanks for your help
Question by:Hirtis
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Andrew Davis earned 400 total points
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Yes. There is no limitation on this if you are using the pop3 collector to get the messages for exchange.

Having said that i would never recommend that you look at the pop3 collector as a permanent solution. It was only ever designed to allow you to migrate your MX records to shift your domain to the Exchange server.


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Thank you Andrew
What about using the connector for IMAP on exchange together with auto reply? Is that a better solution?

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by:Andrew Davis
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It doesn't make a lot of difference as one is not dependent on the other.

The reason I don't like the POP3 collector is that it is prone to failure.


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Thank you Andrew for your help.
Have a good day.

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