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message transfer agent entity (MTAE)

A Message Transfer Agent Entity (MTAE) is a logical instance of an MHS system, according to X.400. The MTAE instance resides in a Message Transfer Agent( MTA) and is responsible for controlling the Message Transfer Layer( MTL). The MTAE controls the protocol functionality with other instances and communicates with them via the P protocol P1.

Englisch: message transfer agent entity - MTAE
Updated at: 17.06.2009
#Words: 54
Links: message handling system (OSI) (MHS), system, media terminal adapter (BK) (MTA), message transfer layer (X.400) (MTL), protocol
Translations: DE

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