What are email servers and tell me some of its major types?
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- eAnswers...Feb 10, 2014
The email server is a software application which transfers emails from one computer to another and is also called as Message transfer agent (MTA). Its rules defines how the server is supposed to react on the destination of a message. It also contains the storage area where the electronic mail messages are stored for the local user. There are three major types of email server i.e. Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3), Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) and Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). To read more about email servers, follow this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Message_transfer_agent
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