Chapter 12. Electronic Mail (email)

  1. Martin P. Clark Telecommunications Consultant

Published Online: 19 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/047086804X.ch12

Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation

Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation

How to Cite

Clark, M. P. (2003) Electronic Mail (email), in Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047086804X.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470848562

Online ISBN: 9780470868041

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Typical Electronic Mail

  • The Benefits of Electronic Mail (email)

  • The Principles of the Internet Mail Transfer System (MTS)

  • Operation of the Internet Mail System

  • The Internet Message Format

  • Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

  • Internet Mail Access Protocol (IMAP4)

  • The Post Office Protocol Version 3 (POP3)