Protocols & Standards
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An agreement / set of rules / standard
... for how computers should communicate // how data is sent/received/transmitted on a network
Example of what could be agreed in the protocol (e.g. speed / error checking / etc.)
FTP / file transfer protocol
Uses a client-server model // sends from client to server // sends from server to client
HTTPS / hyper text transfer protocol secure
Encrypts the connection/data // Uses SSL/secure socket layer
1 Mark for IMAP, 1 mark for SMTP
Retrieves/accesses/downloads an email
Allows synchronization/management of account
Sends/forwards/transmits an email