How to test IMAP connectivity

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In some situations the administrator has to test connectivity of any given protocol, and Exchange Server offers a cmdlet for the vast majority of protocols, in this Tutorial we are going to over the simple steps to test IMAP using Exchange Server 2013.

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The cmdlet to test it is Test-IMAPConnectvitiy, however in order to use it a a test user account is required. When the test user account is not created the following error message will be displayed.

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To create the test user account these following steps are required. A new account with prefix extest_ will be created as part of the process.

cd $exscripts

.New-TestCASConnectivityUser.ps1

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Having the test account in place, we can execute the cmdlet without any parameters to get the results, but the administrator can use the | fl and that will provide more information about the test process.

Test-IMAPConnectivity | fl

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Using these simple steps listed above the administrator can test IMAP connectivity using Exchange Management Shell.

Written by Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio is a Canadian MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management, and Office Server and Services, besides the Microsoft Award he also holds a Solutions Master (MCSM) in Exchange and several other certifications. Anderson has been contributing to the Microsoft Community with articles, tutorials, blog posts, twitter, forums and book reviews. He is a regular contributor here at ITPROCentral.com, MSExchange.org, Techgenix.com and Anderson Patricio.org (Portuguese).

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