Windows Small Business Server POP3 Connector Stops Working

Symptoms: A user suddenly stops receiving mail and the POP3 Connector drops an eventID: 203 with an error code of 0x800ccc67. Problem: The POP3 connector will not download messages that have a malformed header & it leaves them on the POP server. Once 5 emails with bad headers accumulate on the server, it stops trying …

Continue reading »


No POP3 Access With Google Apps

Problem: A user is able to access their Google Apps (hosted Gmail) account through webmail, but NOT through an email client using POP3 or IMAP. Cause: Their user account has an active CAPTCHA that needs to be unlocked. Solution: Unlock the user’s CAPTCHA by visiting: (case sensitive) You will be prompted for the username …

Continue reading »