Mail Servers

This chapter is about one of Twisted's greatest strengths: running mail and news servers. Twisted includes modules that you can use to build SMTP, POP3, IMAP, and NNTP servers from scratch, which can be incredibly useful when you have a server application that needs to send, receive, or store email. Server email integration has traditionally required a heavyweight mail server, with a bunch of custom shell scripts to push and pull data between the mail server and your application. But by using Twisted, you can design a mail or news server that does exactly what you need, and that doesn't even require a separate process. This chapter shows you how.

Getting Started

Building Simple Clients and Servers

Web Clients

Web Servers

Web Services and RPC

Authentication

Mail Clients

Mail Servers

NNTP Clients and Servers

SSH

Services, Processes, and Logging



Twisted Network Programming Essentials
Twisted Network Programming Essentials
ISBN: 0596100329
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 107
Authors: Abe Fettig

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