Test Email flow RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All

    One of my application is not able to trigger emails. i want to test email flow from command prompt from that server, its windows server. i have opened command prompt, will the below commands work for me

    telnet 25

    mail from: 
    rcpt to: 
    Subject: test 

    Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:08 PM


All replies

  • Put subject before data, but that's pretty much how to do it. Note that this will initiate an anonymous email send, which many mail servers will reject. If this doesn't work, consider using the send-mailmessage cmdlet in powershell.
    Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:10 PM
  • Hi Roger,

    If you want to test mail with telnet, this article will be useful to you: Use Telnet to test SMTP communication on Exchange servers


    Kyle Xu

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    • Marked as answer by ItsMe-Roger Saturday, June 15, 2019 3:55 AM
    Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:25 AM