Ouch. First - ditch POP.
POP connectors are not recommended practice...liable to cause you lots of
problems down the road. Much better to host your own mail....
For Exchange 2000, see http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/MF002.html for
instructions on how to get Exchange to receive Internet mail sent via SMTP,
the way it's meant to do - for Exchange 5.5, see
You can do this even with dialup/ISDN (get an ISP who supports ETRN) .
If you have broadband but with a dynamic IP (such as a cable modem/ADSL
You can use a dynamic DNS host such as www.dyndns.org - you set up an
account, such as yourcompany.dnsalias.com, and whomever hosts your public
DNS should set your primary MX record to point to yourcompany.dnsalias.com.
Open up port 25 inbound in your firewall or router, direct all traffic to
your internal IP for the Exchange server.
You run a service on your server (software available for download from the
dyndns website) and set it up to update dyndns with your current dynamic
Second, see if you can at least get the desktop redirector software for the
Blackberry so he can use his Exchange mailbox for his Blackberry.
Forwarding, etc., with a POP account is going to stink - the least of the
problems will be if he sends mail from his Blackberry, it will come from his
POP account, and if people reply, etc...
> I use E2k as part of SBS2K (we're photographers & I'm the closest
> thing we've got to an admin but I'm a far piece away from being an
> actual admin). I uses the POP3 connector to get our e-mail from
> My boss just got a blackberry from RIM. I have set up a new Contact
> in E2k & all mail that goes to him is copied to his blackberry.net
> address. That seems to work fine. He also has things he sends from
> his blackberry BCC'd to a new Earthlink account I set up just to
> that arrives at bb to automatically make it to his Sent Items folder
> in his regular Exchange mailbox. How can I do this?
> I can have the Pop connector deliver messages sent to
> be sent back to his blackberry account because of the new Exchange
> contact thing with the forwarding? I think so. Now, I set up a new
> SBS user BlackberryBCC & have the connector delivery to it. I can
> open it from his Outlook client & see the messages. I set up a rule
> to move new messages from him to his sent items folder. Will this
> rule ever run if noone has the BlackberryBCC mailbox open?
> Also, can you have rules on Exchange that run even if there is no
> client viewing the folder?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.