First time posting here. I have what I would think is a really simple problem that I can't find a solution to. I'm using outlook 2003 on a dell windows xp system. My goal was simply to setup my comcast, gmail, and work email accounts through outlook to be able to check and manage them all more simply. I was able to set up the others fine, but the problem is with my work email.
The simple question is this; is there any way that I can find out myself what the incoming server name is?
The explanation. I work at a public school and they use microsoft exchange server. I asked the IT guy and he gave me the server name to set it up in outlook as an exchange server but, A. I don't like the way it functions like that and B. It only will work inside the school and once I go home is useless. So I wanted to configure it as a POP3
just to send and recieve my work email. I figured out the outgoing server name just by trying myschool'sname.k12.nj.us and it works. I've tried every combination I can think of to configure the incoming server name such as mail.myschool'sname.k12.nj.us, pop.myschool'sname.k12.nj.us, exchangeservername.myschool'sname.k12.nj.us and none of them will work. I've asked the IT guy and he says it won't work as a POP3
which I don't think is true since I'm able to send mail that way and that either he doesn't want me doing it for some strange reason or he just doesn't know himself.
So back to my question. I would simply like to know if there's any way to find out myself the name of my incoming mail server to configure outlook 2003 to recieve my work email. It would seem like there has to be something that can track or view the server mail is sent and received through, but I'm only an intermediate user and don't really know of it myself.