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Old 04-17-2004, 02:03 AM   #1
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some very basic information required


well, i know these may be very basic..but i don't know..although i have implemented dhcp- on linux, mail server...(not yet on linux) !! but i need to know some terms..in order to understand documentation..

what is :

1. dhcp realy agent and why its necessary ?

2. what about mail delivery agent and mail transport agent ? (I guess mail transfer agent "MTA" is the mail server itself but what is mail delivery agent ?)
 
Old 04-17-2004, 07:33 AM   #2
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Let me support wiki and say that all of that information could have been had by simply going to wikipedia.

DHCP

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DHCP

MDA

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mail_Delivery_Agent

MTA

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mail_transfer_agent
 
Old 04-18-2004, 12:39 AM   #3
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wow! i didn't know about this amazing site...thats very helpful..thank u.
but i m still looking for dhcp relay agent

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