Sending an Email via Telnet

By | 5 November, 2008

Not somthing you want to do everyday, but you may one day need to know….

1) Telnet to your mailserver

>telnet mail.domain.ext 25

2) Type the email pressing return after each line

MAIL FROM: mail@domain.ext

RCPT TO: mail@otherdomain.ext


Subject:-type subject here- then press enter twice

(the actual message)


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