Reference document

Org
IETF
Pubnum
RFC 1939
Date
1996
Version
3
Title
Post Office Protocol - Version 3

Applicability

POP 3 is a simpler protocol than IMAP and is designed to download messages from a mail server on the Internet to a single PC, the message is then deleted from the mail server. Use when accessing a remote E-mail mailbox on the Internet or intranet when the user has only a single computer to which all mail is down loaded.

Responsible Party

Name
NCIA/CES

Status

URI
https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1939.txt

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 1999-03-03 0.1
changed 2005-09-15 0.7
changed 2017-01-14 9-19 10.0
UUID
e192b204-8087-45d5-8fe4-c3c5def97b73

Relationships

This standard is used by the following service profiles: