XIMS: Error Message: "Your Password Was Rejected" When You Use POP3/IMAP to Log On to Mail Server: Fix Requires SP2


Symptoms


When you use a POP3/IMAP client such as Microsoft Outlook Express to log on to your mail server, you receive an error message similar to the following:

There was a problem logging onto your mail server. Your Password was rejected. Account: 'user@domain.com', Server: 'Server', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR The requested item could not be found.', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC92

Resolution


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301378 XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack


The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:

Component: POP3



File nameVersion
Iisproto.dll6.0.5770.28
Imap4fe.dll6.0.5770.28
Imap4svc.dll6.0.5770.28
Pop3fe.dll6.0.5770.28
Pop3svc.dll6.0.5770.28

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3.

More Information


For additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

303451 XADM: Exchange 2000 Server Post-SP1 Information Store Fixes
314948 XIMS: Error Message: 'Your Password Was Rejected' When You Use POP3/IMAP to Log On to Mail Server: Fix Requires SP1