Knowledgebase: POP3 Server (Incoming)
What is the POP3 server used for?
Posted by Roy Petersen on Feb-15-2007 12:16 PM
The POP3 server stores all accumulated e-mail for each client on a per domain basis. Think of the POP3 server similar to your local Post Office, where people with PO Boxes can check for new mail (e-mail) at anytime using a key (login and password combination).