[SATLUG] using telnet to send emails

Sean Carolan scarolan at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 15:51:55 CST 2007


Try this, filling in your own details instead of the ones below:

telnet localhost 25
HELO server.domain.com
MAIL FROM: your.email at server.domain.com
RCPT TO: another.email at somehost.com
DATA
Type your text here
.




On Dec 28, 2007 3:42 PM, Chris Lemire <good_bye300 at yahoo.com> wrote:
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> How can I send an email using telnet and my mail server including my
> name. For example.
>
> chris at ubuntu:~$ telnet localhost 25
> Trying 127.0.0.1...
> Connected to localhost.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 220 ubuntu ESMTP Postfix (Ubuntu)
> HELO server.com
> 250 ubuntu
> MAIL FROM: Chris L.
> 555 5.5.4 Unsupported option: >.
> MAIL FROM: Chris
> 555 5.5.4 Unsupported option:
> MAIL FROM: Chris username at gmail.com
> 555 5.5.4 Unsupported option: username at gmail.com
> MAIL FROM: "Chris user at gmail.com"
> 250 2.1.0 Ok
> MAIL FROM: "Chris L. user at gmail.com"
> 503 5.5.1 Error: nested MAIL command
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> Christopher Lemire
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