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Research Activity - Application Protocols

1. Downloading E-Mails

Read the Wikipedia article on the Internet Mail Access Protocol (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMAP ) to discover the advantages and disadvantages that IMAP has compared to POP3.

2. Application protocols

Use the Internet to investigate the purpose of the following application protocols

  • LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
  • TELNET

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