POP3 and IMAP3 ??

Hi Experts,

What is IMAP and POP3?
I need to know the different between IMAP and POP3?
Configuration in IMAP and POP3?

Please pass the relevant information and the links !

Thanks !
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Both are methods of e-mail retrieval.  IMAP leaves mail on the server with the "inbox" being on the server typically.  POP3 is generally used to remove mail from the server and downlload it locally.

Some reference Links:
http://help.isu.edu/disppage.php?doc_id=94&sec_id=17
http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/P/POP2.html
http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/IMAP.html
http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Connecting_POP_And_IMAP_Clients_To_MS_Exchange_Server.html

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