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geethu

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SMTP
« on: January 11, 2016, 06:44:44 PM »
What is SMTP?

SMTP is short for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. This protocol deals with all Internal mail, and provides the necessary mail delivery services on the TCP/IP protocol stack.

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Re: SMTP
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2016, 12:33:25 PM »
Short for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, a protocol for sending e-mail messages between servers.
Most e-mail systems that send mail over the Internet use SMTP to send messages from one server to another; the messages can then be retrieved with an e-mail client using either POP or IMAP.
In addition, SMTP is generally used to send messages from a mail client to a mail server.
This is why you need to specify both the POP or IMAP server and the SMTP server when you configure your e-mail application.

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Re: SMTP
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2016, 11:31:43 PM »
hi

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) is a TCP/IP protocol used in sending and receiving e-mail. However, since it is limited in its ability to queue messages at the receiving end, it is usually used with one of two other protocols, POP3 or IMAP, that let the user save messages in a server mailbox and download them periodically from the server. In other words, users typically use a program that uses SMTP for sending e-mail and either POP3 or IMAP for receiving e-mail. On Unix-based systems, sendmail is the most widely-used SMTP server for e-mail. A commercial package, Sendmail, includes a POP3 server. Microsoft Exchange includes an SMTP server and can also be set up to include POP3 support.

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Re: SMTP
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2016, 07:08:31 PM »
SMTP is generally used to send messages from a mail client to a mail server.

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Re: SMTP
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2016, 05:28:26 AM »
SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) is a TCP/IP protocol used in sending and receiving e-mail. However, since it is limited in its ability to queue messages at the receiving end, it is usually used with one of two other protocols, POP3 or IMAP, that let the user save messages in a server mailbox and download them periodically from the server. In other words, users typically use a program that uses SMTP for sending e-mail and either POP3 or IMAP for receiving e-mail. On Unix-based systems, sendmail is the most widely-used SMTP server for e-mail. A commercial package, Sendmail, includes a POP3 server. Microsoft Exchange includes an SMTP server and can also be set up to include POP3 support.