version: 1.05, 11/18/00
os: Windows 2000
license: freeware

PopRoute picks up emails from POP3 accounts and routes them to MS Exchange Server mailboxes.


We made PopRoute only for our needs and do not intend to continue with its developing. Therefore we released it as a free software without any support and guarantee.

Do you have problem to configure PopRoute with Exchange Server 2000?

Then check the following link: How can I populate Exchange 2000 mailboxes with mail from a POP3 server?

Get PopRoute Source Code

You can download PopRoute source code from following link: poproute.rar.

There are just two conditions for getting the source code:

  1. you can't resale PopRoute or your modification of PopRoute.
  2. you will send us your modification of PopRoute and you will permit us to publish it on our website.


Run poproute105.exe and expand files to selected folder (e.g. c:\program files\poproute).


Remove all files and folders in poproute folder (e.g. c:\program files\poproute).


Edit text file poproute.dat in bin subdirectory (do not type red text to the configuration file):

NT server where you run MS Exchange Server
MS Exchange Server=ORNICNT01
Folder where PopRoute will store downloaded emails
Queue Directory=c:\program files\poproute\queue
Folder where PopRoute will archive downloaded emails
Archive Directory=c:\program files\poproute\archive
Folder where PopRoute will save log files
Log Directory=c:\program files\poproute\logs

POP3 account's name
POP3 account's password
POP3 server
email address where PopRoute will route downloaded emails from this account (check the correct address in mailbox property, smtp item in email addresses tab)

Definition of another POP3 accounts for routing to MS Exchange Server


setting ms exchange server

Run MS Exchange Server Administrator, go to "internet mail service properties" (under connections), select "dial-up connection" tab and press "mail retrieval" button.

Select "Custom command" radio button and to the edit box type poproute.exe command including the whole path. As a parameter you can set maximum size of one email that PopRoute will download from POP3 account.

Now PopRoute will retrieve your emails automatically whenever you will dial-up your ISP for sending emails or generally whenever you will be online.

You can also run PopRoute manually from command line. This is useful e.g. if you set the limit size for downloaded emails in Internet Mail Service Properties.


PopRoute. Copyright (c) 1998-99 ORNIC Technologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

PopRoute License Policy:

ORNIC Technologies, Inc. disclaims all warranties relating to this software, whether express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and all such warranties are expressly and specifically disclaimed.

PopRoute is a freeware product and its use in a personal, business, commercial, government, or institutional environment doesn't require registration. We ask that users share PopRoute with a friend and recommend it to others if they like it.

While PopRoute is freely available, we happily accept any donation.

ORNIC Technologies, Inc.


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