Test smtp using telnet

telnet smtp_server 25

RSET   (does a reset, if you happen to screw up one of the lines)

HELO mymail.me.local
MAIL FROM:<fromme@me.local>
RCPT TO:<toyou@you.local>

From: fromme@me.local
To: toyou@you.local
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2005 12:24:31 -0500
Subject: this is a test

This is a manual smtp mailing test.


Note the single period on a line by itself at the end of the message.

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