Definitions for "Message Handling System"
Keywords:  mhs, proprietary, telex, cdpd, ccitt
The engine underlying an electronic messaging system. Also a proprietary e-mail integration scheme developed by Action Technologies.
A supplementary service that implements Message Store and Forward Message Handling. MHS is used within the Cellular Digital Packet Data (CDPD) network. MHS provides for distribution lists, return receipts and allows for gateways to proprietary message systems, including alternative delivery mechanisms such as telex or fax.
In the CCITT X.400 Recommendations, the family of services and protocols that provides the functions for global electronic-mail transfer among local mail systems.
Keywords:  mtas, agents, stores, connected, user
A group of connected MTAs, their user agents, and message stores.