TCP Port 110 Information
Port name:Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3)
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Services or applications using this port:Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
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Port 110 details:
IAMA status: Official
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Technical description for port 110:
Port 110 is the main port yielding to the POP3 e-mailing system. Port 110 implements the post office protocol for the clients_ reception of electronic mails from the system_s assigned servers working as post office. This port is an essential associate of all e-mail managing applications operable under PC type devices.
Through Port 110, applications are able to connect themselves to respective remote e-mail servers. By using the POP3 protocol, these applications would be able to retrieve the client_s e-mail. This port first identifies the necessary log-in information such as username and password before it avails of the e-mail package to which the user information belongs to.
Since there are also a number of users who use either the earlier or newer e-mail protocols, Port 110 collaborates with its predecessor_s ports and of the port of the latest e-mail protocol known as Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP).
Port 110 supports the newest addition to the e-mail retrieval protocol of the POP series. This port also works by supporting both the e-mail sending facility known as the SMTP and POP3 or IMAP for message retrieval.
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