[CentOS] Sending Email Via Telnet

Steve Thompson smt at vgersoft.com
Tue Oct 16 08:45:35 EDT 2012


On Tue, 16 Oct 2012, John Reddy wrote:

> [root at mydomain ccc]# telnet 127.0.0.1 25
> Trying 127.0.0.1...
> Connected to 127.0.0.1.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> EHLO
> MAIL FROM: me at gmail.com
> RCPT TO: me at gmail.com
> DATA
> testing from server
> .
> ^]
> but I never get back to a command prompt. Please advise.

(1) EHLO usually takes an argument
(2) QUIT is missing

-s


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