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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Essentials

By : Biswanath Banerjee
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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Essentials

By: Biswanath Banerjee

Overview of this book

PowerShell has become one of the most important skills in an Exchange administrator's armory. PowerShell has proved its mettle so widely that, if you're not already starting to learn PowerShell, then you're falling behind the industry. It isn't difficult to learn PowerShell at all. In fact, if you've ever run commands from a CMD prompt, then you'll be able to start using PowerShell straightaway. This book will walk you through the essentials of PowerShell in Microsoft Exchange Server and make sure you understand its nitty gritty effectively. You will first walk through the core concepts of PowerShell and their applications. This book discusses ways to automate tasks and activities that are performed by Exchange administrators and that otherwise take a lot of manual effort. Microsoft Exchange PowerShell Essentials will provide all the required details for Active Directory, System, and Exchange administrators to help them understand Windows PowerShell and build the required scripts to manage the Exchange Infrastructure.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Essentials
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Configuring POP, IMAP, ActiveSync, and Outlook Anywhere


If you are managing an Exchange organization in a heterogeneous environment where you have all kinds of clients connecting to Exchange, the chances are that you have your POP3 and IMAP4 services enabled in your Exchange Client Access Servers.

Let's see the usage of POP3 and IMAP4 protocols in Exchange

Configuring POP3 and IMAP4POP3 is a widely used protocol for e-mail access. The POP3 client downloads the messages to a client computer, and then these messages are removed from the server. However, there are a few POP3 applications that allow you to keep a copy of the message on your server so that it can be accessed from a different device. POP3 allows e-mails to be downloaded to one folder (inbox) in client computers, and it doesn't have the capability to synchronize multiple folders.

IMAP4 offers more features than POP3 such as support for a copy of e-mail messages kept on the server to be accessed from a different location. It allows...