Internet E-Mail Protocols, Standards And Implementation

Internet E-Mail Protocols, Standards And Implementation

by Lawrence Hughes, Lawrence Huqhes
     
 

Strengthen your knowledge of the basic concepts and technical details necessary to develop, implement, or debug e-mail software with this practical new reference. Authored by a recognized expert in creating and developing successful Internet e-mail servers, the book explains the underlying technology and describes the key protocols and extensions associated with… See more details below

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Strengthen your knowledge of the basic concepts and technical details necessary to develop, implement, or debug e-mail software with this practical new reference. Authored by a recognized expert in creating and developing successful Internet e-mail servers, the book explains the underlying technology and describes the key protocols and extensions associated with Internet e-mail, including SMTP, POP3, IMAP, MIME, DSN, and more.

Network administrators, computer specialists, software developers... anyone charged with assessing, developing, or managing Internet e-mail systems will value this clear, comprehensive guide. It helps you build a sound understanding of e-mail architecture, message flow, and tracing protocols, and includes real-world examples of message exchanges with program code that you can refer to when developing or debugging your own systems. You also gain valuable insight into various security topics, including public and secret key encryption, digital signatures, and key management. What's more, each chapter begins with a unique, detailed definition list to help speed your understanding of technical terms and acronyms.

CD-ROM Included! Valuable software contains a listing of related Internet RFCs, as well as RSA PKCS documents, Eudora 3.0 freeware client, and the free user version of Software.com Post.Office Server for Windows NT 3.0.

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Editorial Reviews

Booknews
This book/CD-ROM was written for Internet messaging software developers, system evaluators, network administrators, students, or e- mail users who want to peek under the hood. Coverage includes an overview of messaging architectures; details of secure messaging; the concepts of the underlying infrastructure; and protocols and standards, including SMTP, ESMTP, MIME DSN POP, IMAP, and NNTP. The CD-ROM contains relevant IETF drafts; Mail RFCs; RSA's Public Key Cryptography Standards; All RFCs; and information on public key development tools in the public domain. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890069394
Publisher:
Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/31/1998
Series:
Artech House Telecommunications Library Series
Edition description:
Book and CD ROM
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

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