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Creating receive connector on exchnage 2013 for Oracle EBS not working

Posted on 2016-10-23
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Hi All,

I wanted to configure a receive connector for company's EBS which uses IMAP ,i am aware exchnage 2013 uses only secured connection and it will work on imaps ,i created the connector and set the below permission but its not working.
receive-conenctor-1.JPG
i get the below error when i do telnet form the server
recevie-conenctor-1.JPG
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Port 993 is the IMAP port. IMAP only allows you to connect to and read the mailboxes. It doesn't allow you to send messages. To be able to send messages, you have to use the SMTP protocol. You won't be able to use SMTP on port 993 if IMAP is enabled on the server. To do authenticated SMTP, you would use port 587, which is the default receive connector in Exchange for accepting authenticated, secured SMTP sessions.

Basically it works like this:
1. Configure IMAP on port 993 to read messages on the mail server
2. Configure SMTP on port 587 to send messages
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Hi Adam,
thanks for the response i made the below connector for imap authenticated email but it does not work.
connector001.JPGconnecor002.JPG

do you mean this port shown in the screenshot to be changed from 25 to 587
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Change the port in the second screenshot to something other than 25. You can use 587, but there's already a default connector that uses port 587. What I'm saying is that you don't need to create a new connector. You just need to configure Oracle to use port 587 when connecting to the exchange server, since there's already a connector set up for authenticated SMTP by default.
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ok thanks, got it, will ask my oracle team to change the port and test.
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