Re: Exchange Picking Up Email

Jeff ( )
Thu, 18 Dec 1997 16:55:26

here is a thought, some system allow mail that is addressed to anyone to go
to one POP3 mailbox. If you used something like pullmail which reads the
header to pull the mail from the mailbox and send it to the Exchanges SMTP
then all you would have to do is schedule that pullmail to do it every some
many min

Just a thought

At 12:05 PM 12/18/97 -0500, you wrote:
>On Thu, 18 Dec 1997, Juergen Weiss wrote:
>> Just take a "normal" email-client to read all mail out of your one POP3-box
>> and forward all this mail to a special exchange account.
>> I did this with one customer.
>> If you want to spent some $ buy a plugin for exchange wich makes the same.
>> >Greetings all,
>> >
>> >I'm new to this list, as we have only brought our first NT server online
>> >about two weeks ago, and thought I'd say hi before asking a my first
>> >question. (HI!) Now that that's out of the way, we have two companies
>> >that recently signed up with us that wish to use an NT server running
>> >Exchange to dialup and exchange mail. Now, at this end we use sendmail,
>> >and it tries to poll all hosts that it has mail for once every 30 minutes,
>> >so for them to receive email via SMTP, they would need to be connected
>> >for approx. 30-35 minutes at a time to be sure they received everything
>> >that was bound for them. This is fairly unacceptable. What we would
>> >do normally is to place all email for the domain in a mail box where
>> >the user could retreieve it via POP3 or IMAP using a program like
>> >or something similiar. Failing that, we would have them run UUCP and
>> >send/receive mail that way. What I'm looking is a way to accomplish this
>> >under NT, either with Exchange, or with a low cost product that can
>> >grab the mail from our server, and then talk SMTP to Exchange and have it
>> >routed and delivered over their internal networks properly. Does anyone
>> >have any suggestions for this?
>The problem with this however is that atleast one of the sites has approx.
>500 people at the location, sorting mail like that would be a full time
>job for someone. Do you know of the name and where I can find information
>about the plugin that would do something like this?
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