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Email Protocols News
August 18, 2015
Office 365's new features encourage workplace collaboration with upgrades to file sharing in email and telephony services.
March 23, 2006
To understand the process of email delivery, read the following tip that explains email settings, SMTP communication, and the standard email infrastructure.
June 06, 2005
Checklist: Top 10 Exchange performance worst practices, worst practice #3
April 10, 2005
Step-by-Step Guide: E-mail compliance to do list, part 8
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MAPI over HTTP is the default transport protocol to connect clients to Microsoft Exchange and Exchange Online. Continue Reading
IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) is a standard email protocol that stores email messages on a mail server, but allows the end user to view and manipulate the messages as though they were stored locally on the end user's computing device(s). Continue Reading
IT pros must make a protocol choice -- POP vs. IMAP -- when they don't want outside applications interfering with email message downloading. Continue Reading
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What started as one Microsoft engineer tinkering with MAPI became a full-blown tool. See how MCFMAPI can access stores via a graphical user interface, helping you solve MAPI problems. Continue Reading
If you're unable to receive Exchange Server email after a spammer has hijacked your STMP server, discover a tool that can help diagnose the email flow issue. Continue Reading
Discover tools and methods to globally disable IMAP and POP in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. Continue Reading
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Don't let the deficiencies from applying and managing Exchange threaten your network. Implement third-party security tools to thwart breaches. Continue Reading
Use Exchange and Office 365 to restrict and secure data that leaves an organization, and share documents more easily thanks to new features. Continue Reading
Learn how to configure SMTP relay restrictions on Exchange Server 2003 to prevent spam while maintaining email flow between Exchange Server and your ISP. Continue Reading
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Why is IMAP disabled in Exchange Server? When does it make sense to use it? Get the answers to those questions and more in this expert response. Continue Reading
Even though SMTP and IMAP have built-in features to protect Exchange’s external mail transmissions, both protocols are still susceptible to security vulnerabilities. See how easily both can be compromised. Continue Reading
IMAP and SMTP have built-in security features to protect Exchange Server's external mail transmissions. Do these legacy protocols offer enough protection? Continue Reading