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User Commands                                         mconnect(1)

NAME

mconnect - connect to SMTP mail server socket

SYNOPSIS

mconnect [ -p port ] [ -r ] [ hostname ]

DESCRIPTION

The mconnect utility opens a connection to the mail server on a given host, so that it can be tested independently of all other mail software. If no host is given, the connection is made to the local host. Servers expect to speak the Sim- ple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) on this connection. Exit by typing the quit command. Typing EOF sends an end of file to the server. An interrupt closes the connection immedi- ately and exits.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported: -p port Specify the port number instead of the default SMTP port (number 25) as the next argument. -r "Raw" mode: disable the default line buffering and input handling. This produces an effect similar to telnet(1) to port number 25.

OPERANDS

The following operand is supported: hostname The name of a given host.

USAGE

The mconnect command is IPv6-enabled. See ip6(7P).

FILES

/etc/mail/sendmail.hf help file for SMTP commands

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWcsu | |_____________________________|_____________________________| SunOS 5.8 Last change: 9 Nov 1999 1 User Commands mconnect(1)

SEE ALSO

telnet(1), sendmail(1M), attributes(5), ip6(7P) Postel, Jonathan B., RFC 821, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern Cali- fornia, August 1982. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 9 Nov 1999 2