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export user using pop3 connexion in exchange 2007

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hello,

i have many mailbox using pop3 but i cannot get wish one.

do you now any tools or script i can use to get all mailbox connected with pop3?

my server is 2007 sp3 and i have exchange 2013, but all pop3 user is in 2007 server.


thank for help
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by:serchlop
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Enable diagnostic logging for the POP3svc service for authentications and connections. You will see these details in the event log.
 
Another option is to view pop connections under your pop SMTP virtual server.  Protocols\pop3\default pop3 virtual server \current sessions.
 
Here is a good atilce on diagnostic logging
http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Diagnostics-Logging.html

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You can use the following 2 options to identify the POP3 users in an Exchange environment.

1.    Enable diagnostic logging for the POP3svc service for authentications and connections. You will see the connection details in the event log.

2.    Another option is to view pop connections under your pop SMTP virtual server which is located in Protocols ->  POP3 -> Default POP3 Virtual Server -> Current Sessions.

Also, a log file will be generated in the Exchange logging folder under POP3.
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by:cawasaki
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this is for Exchange 2007 yoiu are sure? because your link its for exchange 2000

thanks
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serchlop earned 500 total points
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You where right

Here is how

Hmm you may have to enable protocol logging on the POP3 service. Not aware of any way to show you the current active connections (bear in mind that POP3 connections are relatively short duration anyway).

Not aware of a command you can use to enable the logging either, you have to head to the configuration file here:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\ClientAccess\PopImap

If you open Microsoft.Exchange.Pop3.exe.config you should be able to find an entry like this:

            <add key="ProtocolLog" value="false" />

Change false to true, modify the path if you wish. Once done, restart the POP3 service.

With all that you should be able to use PowerShell to parse the log file and return the information you're after. I don't use POP3 here, so I can't tell you much about it, but if you get the log and need help post a sample and a description of what you want from it and we can take it from there.
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by:cawasaki
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ok, but last 6 month i go to this file Microsoft.Exchange.Pop3.exe.config and edit it after that pop3 do not work, i have resolved the problem by get another file from other server... so its not possible to activate logging by powershell?
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by:serchlop
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You can configure some parameter including pop log with command Set-PopSettings but I don´t remember in Exch 2007 you have the option to set this settings you can use

get-help Set-PopSettings -detailed

to view the command help
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by:cawasaki
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hello,

ok i have activated log, and its work, but any usefull tool to get from this log all user? may be log parser but never use it?

thanks
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by:cawasaki
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thank you

i have opened other question for logparser.
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