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TCP/IP Mail Services & Network Troubleshooting - Chapter Summary
Our instructors have developed engaging lessons you can access at your leisure to gain a quality understanding of TCP/IP mail services and network troubleshooting. Among topics covered in this chapter are the simple mail transfer protocol, network design considerations and the multipurpose Internet mail extension. Feel free to choose which lessons to review, and take the accompanying quizzes to check your comprehension. Visit any time using any computer or mobile device. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to
- Outline the process of designing a TCP/IP-based network
- Define and describe the post office protocol (POP)
- Discuss the uses of the simple mail transfer protocol
- Share the definition and uses of the multipurpose Internet mail extension
- Offer the definition and uses of the Internet message access protocol
- Identify and describe types and uses of networking command-line tools
- Detail considerations to make when designing a network
1. Post Office Protocol (POP): Definition & Overview
This lesson will define POP, explain a little about how the technology works and how it came about, as well as give some examples of everyday usage. You'll then be able to test your new-found knowledge with a quiz.
2. Simple Mail Transfer Protocol: Definition & Uses
In this lesson, we'll learn the basics of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). We will understand its definition, the different components involved and how it is used. We'll also understand how emails are initiated and delivered.
3. Internet Message Access Protocol: Definition & Uses
In this lesson, we will understand the definition of Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). We will examine its characteristics and understand its uses in various applications.
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Other chapters within the Computer Science 108: Introduction to Networking course
- Computer Networking Fundamentals
- Networking Standards & the OSI Model
- Transmission & Networking Media
- The Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol Model
- Network Topologies & Ethernet Standards
- Network Hardware
- Wide Area Networks
- Wireless Networking
- Virtual Networks
- Network Security
- Voice & Video Communication Over IP