How can I configure the POP3 service from the command line in Windows Server 2003?

A. The POP3 service that ships with Windows 2003 comes with the Winpop command-line utility that can perform all the functions of the GUI tool. To see the various options, type


from the command line. To quickly add a new mailbox, type

winpop add <username>@<domain name>.com

When new users enter their logon information, they must use the appropriate version of their mailbox name. Specifically, if you're using clear-text authentication, users must enter their full email address (e.g., for the account name. If you're using Secure Password Authentication (SPA), users must enter only the first part of their email address (e.g., test) for the account name.

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