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Set connection time-out limits for POP3 in Exchange 2013



Article Summary: This article contains information about setting connection time-out limits for POP3 in Exchange 2013


In the EAC, navigate to Servers.

In the list of servers, select the Client Access server, and then click Edit Edit Icon.
On the server properties page, click POP3.
Scroll down and click More options.

Under Time-out settings, use the following settings:

Authenticated time-out (seconds) Specifies the time to wait before closing an idle authenticated connection. The default value is 1,800. The possible values are from 30 through 86,400.

Unauthenticated time-out (seconds) Specifies the time to wait before closing an idle connection that isn’t authenticated. The default value is 60. The possible values are from 30 through 3,600.

Click Apply, and then click OK to save your changes.

After you've set the connection time-out limits for POP3, you must restart the POP3 services for the settings to take effect.

In PowerShell

This example sets the connection time-out limit for idle authenticated connections.

Set -PopSettings -Identity CAS01 -AuthenticatedConnectionTimeout TimeValue

This example sets the connection time-out limit for idle unauthenticated connections.

Set -PopSettings -Identity CAS01 -PreAuthenticatedConnectionTimeout TimeValue

After you've set the connection time-out limits for POP3, you must restart the POP3 services for the settings to take effect.




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Article ID: SLN290599

Last Date Modified: 10/22/2014 01:42 PM


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