How To Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04

Adding a user and granting that user root privileges is one of the many tasks of a system admin.   Once a user has been added and granted root privileges they’ll be able to login to your Ubuntu 16.04 / Ubuntu 18.04 and perform vital functions for the upkeep of the system. Afterward, they’ll be able… Continue reading How To Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04

What is an SMTP port?

What port should you chose for your SMTP server when you’re setting it on a mail client? Simply put, computer ports are the communication endpoints of a computer connected to a network. They are separated to differentiate the several processes and make it easier to handle them: so each one has a particular purpose and is associated to… Continue reading What is an SMTP port?

What is an SMTP server?

The acronym SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, the procedure behind the email flow on the internet. What happens when you send out an email? The process of email delivery is actually quite similar to classical mail: an organized system takes care of your envelope and through a series of steps it drops it… Continue reading What is an SMTP server?

What is SMTP?

What does SMTP stands for? It’s the contraction of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, and defines the method that handles the process of email exchange and delivery across IPs. To put it simply, when you send a message to a friend using a mail client, it’s picked by an outgoing server (called SMTP server) which starts… Continue reading What is SMTP?