Local Delivery Agent (LDA)

Local Delivery Agent (LDA) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): LDA

Definition(s): A program running on a mail server that delivers messages between a sender and recipient if their mailboxes are both on the same mail server. An LDA may also process the message based on a predefined message filter before delivery.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-45 Version 2

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary