by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

It is a simple protocol used for opening the remote e-mail boxes. This protocol is defined in RFC 1225. Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) is a message access protocol that enables the client to fetch an e-mail from the remote mail server.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

IMAP stands for Interactive Mail Access Protocol and it is defined in RFC 1064. IMAP version 4 is mail access protocol that is similar to POP3. IMAP has more features an4 is more powerful and complex as compared to POP3. It allows a client to access and manipulate e-mails and mailboxes. IMAP runs on the well-known TCP port 143. IMAP was devised to overcome the limitations ofPOP3.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

MIME stands for (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions). It is widely used internet standard for coding binary files to send them as e-mail attachments over the internet. MIME allows an E-mail message to contain a non-ASCII file such as a video image or a sound and it provides a mechanism to transfer a non text characters to text characters.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

What is FTP? One of the most popular uses of the Internet is to download files - that is, transfer files from a computer on the Internet to your computer. Many thousands of files are downloaded every day from the Internet. Most of these files are downloaded using the Internet's File Transfer Protocol, commonly referred to as FTP. This protocol can also be used to upload files from your computer to another computer on the Internet.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

The Network News Transfer Protocol is an Internet application protocol used for transporting Usenet news articles (Netnews) between news servers and for reading and posting articles by end user client applications. Brian Kantor of the University of California, San Diego and Phil Lapsley of the University of California, Berkeley authored RFC 977, the specification for the Network News Transfer Protocol, in March 1986. Other contributors included Stan Barber from the Baylor College of Medicine and Erik Fair of Apple Computer.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

A videoconference or video conference (also known as a video-teleconference) is a set of interactive telecommunication technologies which allow two or more locations to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions simultaneously. It has also been called 'visual collaboration' and is a type of groupware.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

An intranet is a private computer network that uses Internet Protocol technologies to securely share any part of an organization's information or operational systems within that organization. The term is used in contrast tointernet,a network between organizations, and instead refers to a network within an organization.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

Low cost business terminals with small antennas (generally less than 2 metres in diameter) are often termed Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs). These are usually perceived as being two way data terminals, though strictly speaking many of the systems used for data broadcast are really one-way VSATs. Taking the USA as an example, approximately half of all installed VSATs are only used for one way data links.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is a network layer security protocol which is responsible for ensuring security of data or messages in transit through http, ldap, smtp, imap or pop3 application layers and practically ensures a reliable end-to-end secure and authenticated connection between the client and the server over the open Internet.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Services and Applications

A web server is a computer programs that delivers (serves) content, such as Web pages, using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), over the World Wide Web. The term Web server can also refer to the computer or virtual machine running the program. In large commercial deployments, a server computer running a Web server can be rack-mounted in a server rack or cabinet with other servers to' operate a Web farm.



 

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