SMPT of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
What is Simple Mail Transfer Protocol?
When it comes to enabling communication this is popular and proven mechanism, for sending files, reports and notifications email is a useful tool for developers. To be found in the System.Net.Mail namespace, creating and sending email is made possible here through these classes and applications. The basis of/for this is one-to-one messaging exchanges. IP addresses are required for it to work properly, as part of its configuration and set-up. This is a simple and text-based procedure or set of rules, where users are specified and verified, text messages and encoded objects included, like the sending and receiving of email messages (web-enabled mail). Clients and servers exchange messages, protocols through queries and responses. Part of the internet protocol suite and standards for electronic mail (e-mail) transmission across Internet Protocol (IP) networks. Earlier it was referred to as RFC 821 (STD 10). The most recent update is referred to as RFC 5321 (2008)
In wide-spread use, also commonly called and supported as so-called extended SMTP or, (ESMTP). It is a push procedure that cannot pull messages off the server on demand so to speak Retrieval of such will be through POP or IMAP. Popular vernacular refers to it as Send mail to people.
Electronic mail server software uses SMTP in order to facilitate and enact, sending and the receipt of mail messages, user-level client mail applications typically only use SMTP for sending messages to a mail server for relaying. It is widely used for security and protection against spamming or malicious threats, bombardment, breaches etc.
Key Exam Points
- Study the relevant chapters on the Use of SMTP for .NET Frameworks, Mail applications and sending electronic mail servers for delivery from these environments and contexts, applications etc.
- For the exam, study examples for the use of and applications of SMTP specifically, that help you to gain a better understanding on this topic
- Take the practice test, adding an email application to an existing application, creating and sending, attaching a file, HTML emails, generating a message, sending a message, email exceptions, credentials and SSL, asynchronously sending email
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME), Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
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