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aditya aditya
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i m developing an email server. i want to know how to get the smtp && pop server names of other email servers like yahoo, rediff,hotmail. is there any general format they all follow for naming their respective smtp && pop servers.
thanx a lot.
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An email server usually is mapped to the main domain name, so port 25 at yahoo.com might be an SMTP server. However it might not and it that case you can use an "MX" DNS query to find out the mail exchange host for the domain.
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"aditya",
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