Selection of email system and creating an email account
This application was developed for a intranet project, and would be usefull for any small to medium sized organisation who use a Windows NT Server, or even just a Networked Windows 95 solution running the personal web server, and who want an e-mail system, but dont want the associated costs.
This system could also be used for a community based website, as to allow members only to send email to other members.
Alice enters email and sends through the Internet to an SMTP server The SMTP Server sends the email to the POP3 server associated with Bobs address Bob retrieves the mail from his POP3 Post Office Protocol server.
Speed Reach and Penetration Ease and Efficiency Low Cost Targeted
Email (or e-mail) is electronic mail that "works" quite like conventional correspondence. There is a sender and a recipient and the contents are called the message of the email.
In addition to textual content, email allows you to send photographs, video or sound clips in digital form or files.
When you create an email account, you get an email address to which people "write" to you. Each email address is unique which means no two people in the world can have the same email address.
Just like your postal address, which is one of its kind, your email address belongs only to you - unless of course you share it with people.
Typically, you access your email account with a username (also called a login name) and a password.
In order to keep your email communication secure from others, you have to make sure that your login details and known only to you and the password is complex enough to make it difficult for people to guess it.
Having a good strong convoluted password is the first step in making your account secure. The password to your email account is akin to the key to the door of your postal address (your house?).
The easiest way to create your email account and get your first email address is to use a free online service. The only thing you need is a web browser.
Gmail (run by Google), Windows Live Hotmail (owned by Microsoft), AOL and Yahoo!Mail.
Everyone, except those living under rocks for the past decade, know about Google and their free web based email called Gmail. The service was launched with great fanfare and was 100% free from the start but one could only create a Gmail account through special invites.
To create your Gmail account you only need a web browser.
Once you click on the signup link, you shall be shown the Create an Account form with several fields that need your inputs
Choosing a login name is part art and part common sense. And because it determines what your email address will be,
Since, email addresses need to be unique which means no two people in the world can have the same address.
Your login name needs to be catchy and at the same time describe you so people are able to recall it without much difficulty and associate it with you. For instance, if you are a docile accountant from a small town, choosing "hells-angels" as the login name would be unwise.
Securing your Gmail email account with a strong> password is imperative.
Now that everything is set, you can go through the Terms of Service and click on the "I accept. Create my account." button which will create your very own free Gmail account! Hurrah and congratulations.
Capacity Google’s Gmail online, storage clocks in at seven gigabytes of space. Available Anywhere available on literally any computer that has an internet connection.
Password Recovery The only thing you need to enter into your Gmail account and retrieve your online files is a password. Internet-Based
. Visit the Hotmail website again to log into the email account you just created.
Like most email services, the biggest advantage of using Hotmail is having instant communication access friends Family Business across the globe
Own address book Lots of storage space Connect you account to your Microsoft Outlook email