Overview

Introduction

The Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) Basics module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands on skills in the following topics.

  • Configure sendmail
  • E-mail forwarding
  • Access and create e-mails

Lab time: It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) Basics

A mail transfer agent, MTA for short, is a software program that transfers mails from the source computer to the addressed destination. Sendmail in Unix and Microsoft Exchange Server examples of MTA. In this exercise, you will understand how to configure a Mail Transfer Agent.

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