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., [email protected]) 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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