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E-Mail Architecture

E-mail architecture in brief :::::

The E-mail or Electronic mail is the type of service or a system provided by various companies such as google (Gmail), Microsoft (outlook), etc in which distribution of massage by electronic means from one user to other user/users’ recipients occurs via a network.

The main components of e-mail system that facilitate sending and receiving of e-mail on internet are:

  • An e-mail client
  • An e-mail server
  • Some protocols like SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol), POP (Post Office Protocol), IMAP (Internet Massage Access Protocol)

Working:-

For transferring an e-mail from one user to another first the massage/mail goes to user agent (UA)  which provides services to make the process of sending and receiving the e-mail easy on both ends then the message/mail is composed and sent to Message Transfer Agent (MTA), it follows some protocols for travelling from one server to other over internet which are SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol), POP (Post Office Protocol {now a days POP3(the new version of POP)}), IMAP (Internet Massage Access Protocol) and then the message/mail is received at another terminal by Massage Access Agent (MAA) then the e-mail is further goes to User Agent (UA) which receives it and provides it to end user.

E-mail architecture in brief ::::: The E-mail or Electronic mail is the type of service or a system provided by various companies such as google (Gmail), Microsoft (outlook), etc in which distribution of massage by electronic means from one user to other user/users’ recipients occurs via a network. The main components of e-mail system that facilitate sending and receiving of e-mail on internet are: An e-mail client An e-mail serverSome protocols like SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol), POP (Post Office Protocol), IMAP (Internet Massage Access Protocol) Working:- For transferring an e-mail from one user to another first the massage/mail goes…

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