Telnet using mail checks

How to test mail diagnosis using command line,A simple test can performs using with telnet .And this is simple troubleshooting technic  you can talk to a mail server directly as if you were an email program.

How to read mails using Telnet

type CMD in Run command

Type telnet ip 110 Eg:telnet 110

when it connected give credentials

user ;type username

pass ;type password

list ;display messages

retr 2 ; Displays the message-2


How to send mails using Telnet

telnet server 25 Eg:telnet 25

will get response code 220 then


response code 250 ok

MAIL FROM:address

RCPT TO:toadd


response 354 Send data


and just type period(.)


exit from the session


Posted on April 20, 2011, in General, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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