TITLE

Open Mail Relay

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Network Dictionary;2007, p352
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Open Mail Relay" is presented. It refers to a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) e-mail server configured in such a way that it allows anyone on the Internet to relay e-mail through it. The system allows emails to be sent directly to the target host, without need for relaying through a middleman site.
ACCESSION #
31668541

 

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