Mail in Exchange "Badmail", after downloading with POP3 Connector

Discussion in 'Windows Small Business Server' started by Brian, Mar 10, 2005.

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    Brian Guest


    I have a bunch of mail sitting in the badmail folder under my Mailroot\vsi 1
    directory on my newly installed SBS 2003 server. Of course it is gone from
    my POP3 boxes at my ISP, and several non-delivery messages were delivered to
    my mailboxes for mail that was downloaded from the POP3 connector.

    Is there a way to re-submit this mail to Excahnge to be re-distributed, or
    is there a way that I can manually move the mail where it is supposed to be?

    Brian, Mar 10, 2005
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    Jerry zhao Guest

    Hi Brian,

    Thanks for posting here!

    From your description, I understand that you would like to know if you can
    re-handle the mails in the badmail folder. If I have misunderstood your
    concern, please let me know.

    Generally, when an e-mail is undeliverable by the exchange, the Simple Mail
    Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service returns it to the sender with a
    non-delivery report (NDR). If the NDR cannot be delivered to the sender, a
    copy of the message is put in the Badmail directory.

    As I know, there is no way to move the mails in the badmail folder to the
    pickup folder for exchange to re-distribute as well as into user mailboxes

    For your information:

    Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

    If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to let me know.
    It's my pleasure to be of assistance.

    Best regards,

    Jerry Zhao (MSFT)

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    Jerry zhao, Mar 11, 2005
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