How to send mail using telnet connection to SMTP server

1. Open telnet session

# telnet mail.server.tld 25

Trying mail.server.tld ...

Connected to mail.server.tld

Escape character is '^]'.

220 mail.server.tld ESMTP

2. Introduce us in SMTP server

helo host.mydomain.tld

250 mail.server.tld

3. Send email address of the sender

mail from: j.smith@example.tdl

250 ok

4. Send email address of the recipient

rcpt to: ime@domain.tld

 250 ok

5. Let's go with body ot the message

data

354 go ahead

6. Send Name and Email adress of the sender

From: John Smith <j.smith@example.tdl>

7. Send Name and Email address of the recipient

To: ime@domain.tld

8. Next Subject of the message

Subject: nesto alabala

9. Continue with the message

text text

text text text

10. Let's say to SMTP server to send the message (??? YES this is only DOT???)

.

250 ok XXXXXX

11. Close telnet session

quit

 

That's all falks

Points 6, 7 and 8 and can be missed

 

 

Comments:

voyager (04-12-2007 14:46) :
please login and pass to smtp

Bineesh wilson (16-10-2012 09:19) :
Excellent article...
helped me a lot.....


everything is crystal clear...

Thanks you and all the best...

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