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See mail.

See External Gateway Protocol (EGP).

See Event Integration Facility (EIF).

electronic mail
See mail.

See Enterprise Mail Exchange (EMX).

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See user.

Enterprise Mail Exchange (EMX)
A product by SoftSwitch, Inc., that acts as a protocol converter for electronic mail between the Unix/SMTP, IBM 3090/DISOSS, and cc:Mail protocols.

The study of the problems of people in adjusting their environment to themselves.

See Extended Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (ESMTP).

Event Integration Facility (EIF)
Defines and forwards management events from existing applications to the Enterprise Console, and provides facilities to process the events.

An indication that some event of particular interest has occurred, such as an error in a procedure, an authorization failure or any other unanticipated event. Generally, an indication that a request was not performed successfully.

eXtended Markup Language (XML)
A superset of HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and another language in the Standardized General Markup Language (SGML) family, used for instances of programs (such as clients or servers) to exchange information.

Extended Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (ESMTP)
Extensions to the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, defined in RFC 1869, that allow for additional features.

eXternal Data Representation (XDR)
A standard format (RFC 1832) for the common representation of data between diverse platforms.

external firewall
A firewall between a company and the outside world (Internet). Certain data (for example, mail and news) can flow unimpeded, but interactive sessions or scripts cannot affect data in either inbound or outbound directions. See also firewall, internet, Unix to Unix Copy (UUCP).

External Gateway Protocol (EGP)
A protocol, defined in RFC 904, that defines how a router should interact with external networks.