How to Set a Connector Schedule
If you are using an SMTP connector to connect to a network service provider and download your Internet e-mail messages, you may want to schedule specific times for the connector to contact the network service provider's server. Alternatively, you can specify that a connector hold e-mail messages until a remote server triggers delivery.
Before You Begin
Before you perform the procedure in this topic, read Connecting Exchange to the Internet.
The following permissions are required to perform this procedure:
- Member of the local administrators group and a member of a group that has had the Exchange Administrators role applied at the administrative group level
To set a connector schedule
In Exchange System Manager, expand Connectors by performing one of the following steps:
If you do not have routing groups or administrative groups displayed, expand your Exchange Server organization, and then expand Connectors.
If you have only routing groups displayed, expand Routing Groups, expand <Routing Group Name>, and then expand Connectors.
If you have only administrative groups displayed, expand Administrative Groups, expand <Administrative Group Name>, and then expand Connectors.
If you have administrative groups and routing groups displayed, expand Administrative Groups, expand <Administrative Group Name>, expand Routing Groups, expand <Routing Group Name>, and then expand Connectors.
Right-click <your SMTP connector>, and then click Properties.
Click the Delivery Options tab.
The Delivery Options tab of the SMTP Connector Properties dialog box
To specify a time when the connector runs, click Specify when messages are sent through this connector.
In the Connection time list, select a time or click Customize to create a custom schedule.
To schedule a different time for the connector to deliver oversize messages, select the Use different delivery times for oversize messages check box. If you select this check box, the following options appear:
Oversize messages are greater than (KB) In this box, type a threshold number that defines oversize messages.
Connection time In this list, select a time or click Customize to create a custom schedule.
To hold e-mail messages until a remote server triggers delivery, click Queue mail for remote triggered delivery, and then click Add to add authorized accounts that can trigger remote delivery.