[SATLUG] using telnet to send emails

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Sat Dec 29 02:49:11 CST 2007


On 12/28/07, Chris Lemire wrote:

>  How can I send an email using telnet and my mail server including my
>  name. For example.

Note that what you put in the headers does not necessarily have to 
have anything to do with what you claim as the envelope sender (used 
in "MAIL From:") or the envelope recipient (used in "RCPT To:").

The three best explanations I've been able to find for this process are:

	http://weblogs.asp.net/owscott/archive/2005/03/15/Troubleshooting-email_2C00_-the-Telnet-way.aspx
	http://arnab.org/notes/using-telnet-to-send-mail-by-smtp
	http://www.yuki-onna.co.uk/email/smtp.html

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