This chapter examined the Net:: tools for interacting with various types of servers and services on the Internet. First, it covered how to check e-mail using POP3 with Net::POP3 and Mail::Box::POP3. Next, you learned how to send e-mail with Net::SMTP. Then you looked at how to query DNS for information. Finally, you learned how to use Net::Ping together with Time::HiRes to check on servers and services.
The next chapter will look at XML and RSS and their use with Perl.
KeywordsTransmission Control Protocol User Datagram Protocol Domain Name System Perl Program Internet Provider
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