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Self-Assessment Questions (SAQs) 5

1

E-Mail Client

Explain what an e-mail client program is.

An e-mail client is a program on a workstation that sends e-mail messages to and retrieves them from an e-mail server.Check your answer

2

Mail Server

What is a mail server?

A mail server handles the e-mail messages from clients for a large number of e-mail accounts.Check your answer

3

Installation

When installing an e-mail client program, what information might you need?

Information required includes POP and SMTP address, your name, e-mail address, account login and password.Check your answer

4

POP

What is POP used for?

POP is the protocol used for receiving e-mail.Check your answer

5

SMTP

What is SMTP used for?

SMTP is the protocol used for sending e-mail.Check your answer

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