Email has become an essential tool for communication in both personal and professional contexts. SMTP, or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, is a standard protocol used to transfer email messages between servers and clients. In this blog post, we will explore SMTP and its role in delivering email messages. What is SMTP? SMTP is a protocol used for transferring email messages between servers and clients. It is responsible for transferring email messages from the sender’s email client to the recipient’s email server. SMTP service operates on port 25 by default, although some email service providers may use alternative ports for added security. SMTP has two main components: the SMTP client and the SMTP server. The SMTP client is the software that sends email messages, while the SMTP server is the software that receives email messages. How does SMTP work? When you send an email, your email client (such as Outlook or Gmail) connects to your email provider’s SMTP server. The SMTP server verifies your credentials, such as your email address and password, and checks that you are authorized to send email messages. Once your identity has been verified, your email client sends the email message to the SMTP server. The SMTP […] read more