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    Exclamation java newbie..simple mail server implementation

    help me out...
    i want to implement simple type of mail server in java in a intranet..
    i am new to Java so could you please guide me how to start and what is required and what could be your strategy to begin with....
    tell me whatever is required(networking concepts which one to study and Java concepts or classes)...
    please help me i really need to do this...
    waiting for the reply...

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    It's not small and easy task.

    You have to spend a lot of time on mail protocols and their specification,
    reading books ralted to Internet email, MIME, SMTP, IMAP, POP3 :

    Books on the JavaMail API and Internet Mail

    For beginning here's SUN's mail API, just to give you idea of
    all protocols and functionalities that you may need to implement.

    JavaMail API - FAQ

    After that you could use some open src Java mail server solutions
    to get you going like JAMES:

    James Project - Overview

    good luck!

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