Email - mail delivery agent (MDA | LDA)


A mail delivery agent (MDA) 1) is a computer software component that is responsible for the local delivery of e-mail messages to a local recipient's mailbox

It's also known as:

  • message delivery agent
  • or local delivery agent (LDA)

An MDA is being passed messages from an MTA (Smtp Server) and delivers it to a real or virtual mailbox.


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