1. E-mail Protocols are a set of rules that help the client to properly transmit information …..
2. When an email is transferred, a mail server and two computers are involved. One computer sends the mail and the other one receives it.
3. A mail server is the computerized equivalent of your friendly neighborhood mailman.
4. Mail servers can be broken down into two main categories: __________ mail servers and _____________ mail servers
5. Outgoing mail servers are known as ……..
6. Read the following excerpt on incoming mail servers and fill in the blanks
7. The first step in sending an email is as follows. See if you can fill in the blanks
8. The last step in sending email is as follows. Fill in the blanks.
9. SMTP stands for______________________ It was first proposed in 1982.
10. IMAP stands for Internet Mail Access Protocol. It was first proposed in 1986.
11. This email protocol allows emails to be downloaded and / or deleted from a mail server and viewed offline by an email client
12. The POP protocol can handle only one mailbox and does not support complex searches of email on the server
13. IMAP is different to POP in that….
14. An advantage of the _______ is once your messages are downloaded you can cut the internet connection and read email without incurring further communication costs
15. Like POP3, this protocol also supports both online and offline modes of email access.