Type (POX)

The Type element identifies the type of the configured mail account.

Last modified: August 13, 2014

Applies to: Exchange Online | Exchange Server 2007 | Exchange Server 2010 | Exchange Server 2013 | Office 365

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  Response (POX)
    Account (POX)
      Protocol (POX)
        Type (POX)

<Type>WEB or EXCH or EXPR or EXHTTP</Type>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child elements

None.

Parent elements

Element

Description

Protocol (POX)

Contains the specifications for connecting a client to the Exchange server.

The text value represents the type of mail account. The following table lists the possible values.

Value

Description

EXCH

The protocol that is used to connect to the server is Exchange RPC.

EXHTTP

The protocol that is used to connect to the server RPC/HTTP connections.

EXPR

The protocol that is used to connect to the server is Exchange RPC over HTTP, using an RPC proxy server.

This is only applicable when the AccountType (POX) element is set to email.

WEB

E-mail is accessed from a Web browser by using the URL that is specified in the Server (POX) element.

This is only applicable when the AccountType (POX) element is set to email.

Version differences

Office 365, Exchange Online, and on-premises versions of Exchange starting with build 15.00.0995.014 return a value of "EXHTTP" only if the server is configured to accept RPC/HTTP connections and the client includes an X-ClientCanHandle header that contains "ExHttpInfo".

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