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Definition: MHS


(1) (Message Handling Service) An earlier messaging system from Novell that supported multiple operating systems and other messaging protocols, including SMTP, SNADS and X.400. It used the SMF-71 messaging format. Standard MHS ran on a DOS machine attached to the server, while Global MHS ran as a NetWare NLM. With NetWare 4, MHS was discontinued and superseded by GroupWise. See GroupWise.

(2) See messaging system.

(3) (MH/s) (Mega HASHes per SECond) One million hashes computed in one second. The term typically refers to cryptocurrency validation and mining. See cryptographic hash function and Bitcoin mining.