troubleshooting Question

IMAPD/POP3D/SMTP on Linux - purpose?

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Hi,

Can someone please tell me in a advanced way what's the client-server mechanism when connecting to a server with IMAP/POP3 and sending mail?

So, for example the clients connects to the server by IMAP, and checks it's list of new messages. What protocol is used for this listing?

What happens further when replying? Can somebody describe the whole process?

Thanks
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