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Test SMTP operations using Telnet

 

 

 

 

Step 1: telnet <servername> 25
 

Step 2: helo <your domain name><enter>  
               
             response should be as follows “250 OK”

 

Step 3: mail from: <your Email Address><enter>

             response should be as follows “250 OK” – mail from <your Email address>
 

Step 4: rcpt to: <recipient address><enter>

             response should be as follows “250 OK” – Recipient <recipient  address>

Step 5: data<enter>

             response should be as follows “354 Send data.”  End with CRLF.CRLF

Step 6: Subject: <Subject field of Email message><enter>

             <Enter you body text><enter><enter> . <enter>

             response should be as follows “250 OK”

Step 7: quit<enter>

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