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Date:      Tue, 10 Aug 1999 15:51:38 +1200 (NZST)
From:      Jonathan Chen <>
To:        Mark Einreinhof <>
Cc:        Freebsd-Questions <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: Mail server question
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201bee2dd$2e94b520$>

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On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, Mark Einreinhof wrote:

> Ok, help me understand the difference in mail servers...
> Sendmail handles SMTP traffic, but doesn't handle POP. Is that correct?


> Sendmail handle IMAP or is that an add on?

It's an add on.

> If I install UW's IMAP software does that mean I have SMTP/POP/IMAP separate
> from Sendmail, or does it mean I just added POP/IMAP to the server and
> sendmail handles SMTP?

UW's IMAP provides imapd, and optionally ipop3d.
In summary:

    sendmail    => SMTP
    imapd       => IMAP
    ipop3d      => POP3

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