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How to Test / Validate SMTP Server

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Article ID: 89965

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

How to Test / Validate SMTP Server

Environment

Release: AOATAM99000-9.0-Automic-One Automation Tools-Application Manager
Component:

Resolution

Telnet to your smtp server with the command:

telnet smtp.mydomain.com 25

Syntax :
telnet {smtp_domain_name} {port_number} 

And copy and paste the below (changing information in bold):

helo mydomain.com
mail from: [email protected]
rcpt to: [email protected]
data
From: [email protected]
Subject: test mail from command line

This is a test message. Sent from machinename
.

Note : Do not forgot the "." at end which represents end of the message.