How to Enable and Configure POP3 and IMAP4 in Exchange 2013

  

POP3 and IMAP 4 are disabled by default while installing exchange 2013. To confiure it, we need to enable it and set these services to run automatically.

Enable POP3 for both Client Access and Mailbox server role.

  1. Go to Services (services.msc), navigate to Services (Local).
  2. Now got to Properties by right-clicking on Microsoft Exchange POP3 (backend for Mailbox server role)
  3. Set the Startup type, as Automatic, and Service status to Start and click OK

 Enable IMAP4 for both Client Access and Mailbox server role.

  1. Go to Services (services.msc), navigate to Services (Local).
  2. Now got to Properties by right-clicking on Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 (backend for Mailbox server role)
  3. Set the Startup type, as Automatic, and Service status to Start and click OK

 Configure POP3 and IMAP4 in Exchange 2013

How to configure POP3 and IMAP for Exchange 2013

To configure, we need external server name, port number and encryption methods for both POP3 and IMAP4.

To configure IMAP settings, run the below command in cmdlet.

Set-IMAPSettings -ExternalConnectionSetting {mail.arhun.com:993:SSL}

To configure POP3 settings, run the below command in cmdlet.

Set-POPSettings -ExternalConnectionSetting {mail.arhun.com:995:SSL}

To configure SMTP settings, run the below command in cmdlet.

Get-ReceiveConnector "*client Frontend*" | Set-ReceiveConnector -AdvertiseClientSettings $true -Fqdn mail.arhun.com

Once you apply all the settings, reboot IIS.

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