Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Topic Last Modified: 2012-11-16

Use the Get-POPSettings cmdlet to display the properties of a single server running Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 that has the Client Access server role installed and is running the POP3 service.


Get-PopSettings [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-Server <ServerIdParameter>]

Detailed Description

With the Get-POPSettings cmdlet, you can view the settings for the POP3 service running on an Exchange Client Access server. Information can only be returned about servers located in the Exchange organization from which the cmdlet is being run.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "POP3 settings" entry in the Client Access Permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that retrieves data from Active Directory.




The Server parameter specifies whether the command returns the properties of an individual Client Access server in your organization for which you're viewing POP3 settings.

Input Types

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

Return Types

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.



This example displays the parameters and values for the Client Access server CAS01 running the POP3 service.

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Get-POPSettings -Server CAS01