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Send a test email to bounce@proexe.com A automated reply will come back to you confirming that your email was received. (N.B. some mail servers require that the email subject field is not left blank on outgoing emails)
You can login to your POP3 mailbox from any computer from any location, using that same login settings (username, password & incoming POP3 mail server) that are on your "designated computer". But when you do this, also select the option to l...
Email headers contain information about who sent the message, the route it has travelled before reaching you, and things that may have happened to it along the way. Header information is very important when trying to trace email containing spam, viruses, ...
Yes, you can do this by not using the "catch-all" email account. All mail sent to an address that does not have an explicit delivery rule will now be returned to sender. This is a good way to avoid spam.
Spoofing occurs when a user receives an email from your domain making it look like you were the sender. It's a cheap trick for spammers to trick visitors into thinking it's being sent from a legit place and retrieving everything from passwords to credit c...
1. Most of the worms which use email to propagate use Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express to spread. If you use Outlook, download and install the latest Outlook security patch from Microsoft. In general, keep your operating system and applications up-to-...
Most times the "mail.example.com" should work fine on the SMTP settings, however many ISPs (Internet Service Provider) may not allow the use of an external SMTP address.This is actually becoming more common as many ISP's are starting to disable ...
A catch-all email account allows you to direct all and any emails that are not addressed to a specific email account, to be forwarded to the catch-all account. If someone spells an email address wrong, the email could be still be directed to the catch-all...
An area on a storage device where email is placed. In email systems, each user has a private POP3 mailbox. When the user receives email, the mail system automatically puts it in the users mailbox. The mail system allows you to scan mail that is in your ma...
POP3 is the abbreviation for Post Office Protocol 3. A protocol that provides a simple, standardised way for users to access mailboxes and download messages to their computers. Most people refer to POP with its version number to avoid confusing it with a ...
RBL = Real-time Blackhole List The Real-time Block List (RBL) is a real-time database of IP addresses of spam-sources, including known spammers, spam gangs, spam operations and spam support services. The database is kept updated every day, around the cloc...
A program that generates an auto answer when it receives an email in a certain email account. It is commonly used to send a "Thank You" message or generic information. It can also be used to send an automated "Out of Office" or "O...
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. The most common protocol used for transferring email across the Internet. Most email systems that send mail over the Internet use SMTP to send messages from one server to another; the messages can then be retrieved with an e...
It is important to understand the fundamental differences between the various E-mail connection protocols in order to choose the one which best suits your needs: * POP3 [1] * IMAP [2] * MS Exchange [3] POP3 When using POP3 (Post Office Proto...
It's important to remember that domain name registration, web space and email are separate services. They are all associated with your domain, but technically and commercially they are separate. The concepts are a bit abstract, so let's make them concrete...
Mailbox (POP3) is the physical location of your emails once received and the email address is your internet unique name that identifies an electronic address where email can be sent.