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09 - Email servers and how they work

 1. What is an email server? Mail servers act like a ___________________for all incoming and outgoing mail.
Video: Pop vs IMAP

  virtual gaming service that sends signals to open ports

  virtual online post office

  physical internet service provider

  virtual parcel delivery truck that uses only one road

 2. Invented by _______________________, email first entered limited use in the 1960s and by the mid-1970s had taken the form now recognized as email.
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  Ray Tomlinson

  Grace Hopper

  Bill Gates

  Mark Zuckerberg

 3. There are three main protocols (POP3, IMAP and ___________)
Video: SMTP

  SMAP

  MAP3

  SMTP

  POP1

 4. When you send and receive mail, it is _____________ that stores the mail and transports them.

  Domain name servers

  mail servers

  Client machines

  IP servers

 5. SMTP is the protocol that is responsible for:

  keeping emails on the mail server, allowing synchronicity between devices

  transferring outgoing emails from one server to another (from email client to a server)

  deletes all emails and duplicates them randomly.

  retreiving emails from a mail server. It also removes it from server and transfers it to your device.

 6. POP3 is the protocol that is responsible for:

  deletes all emails and duplicates them randomly.

  retreiving emails from a mail server. It also removes it from server and transfers it to your device.

  keeping emails on the mail server, allowing synchronicity between devices

  transferring outgoing emails from one server to another (from email client to a server)

 7. IMAP is the protocol that is responsible for:

  retreiving emails from a mail server. It also removes it from server and transfers it to your device.

  transferring outgoing emails from one server to another (from email client to a server)

  keeping emails on the mail server, allowing synchronicity between devices

  deletes all emails and duplicates them randomly.

 8. Hannah has a PC, laptop and a mobile phone at home for checking emails. If she checks her mail on her phone and it is using POP3 for all three devices, which of the following statements is true.
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  If Hannah checked her email on her phone, it would be retreived from the mail server.

  If Hannah then checks email on her laptop, it will check the server and find no messages there. (out of sync)

  Once Hannah has checked her email on her phone, the email messages are no longer on the mail server (using POP3)

  All of these options are correct in the explanations of what will happen.

 9. When you are retreiving email messages you are using POP3 or IMAP. IMAP however, will retrieve the message and delete it from the mail server.

  TRUE

  FALSE

 10. When you send an email you are most likely using the POP3 or SMTP protocol together, as they are both for 'sending'.

  TRUE

  FALSE