Help with exchange Server on Home Network and IMAP

By maradms4
Mar 21, 2006
  1. Hi,

    Is it possible to use exchange to pull in web based emails (aol, hotmail) and then deliver those to outlook clients on my home network. I do not use a domain (use peer to peer) but could do if required.

    Any help greatly appreciated.

    EDIT - I would like these emails to be treated like regular pop3 emails, i.e not having the usual IMA in Outlook trappings such as deleted emails appearing with a line through etc...
  2. meatologist

    meatologist TS Rookie Posts: 134

    To cut a long story about Domain Controllers, Catalogue Servers, Active Directory, DNS, WINS, Windows Server edition, IIS.... short.

    The answer is No.

    Think of this:

    If Mr A sends an email ( to Mr B (

    The mail goes to HOTMAIL.COM and is authenticated at Hotmails email server. Not yours.

    How could it possibly go to your mail server when hotmail have the domain (domain as in Domain Controllers/Networking/AD - not web domain) name ?

    Exactly, it cant.

    You should just configure POP forwarding from your chosen web based email to Outlook and stop all this nonsense about Exchange for a Home Network.
  3. maradms4

    maradms4 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok, question answered, but no need to be so hostile about it is there? Thanks.
  4. meatologist

    meatologist TS Rookie Posts: 134

    i know - i was in a very strange mood that day.

    please accept my sincere apologies
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