Manual page for MCONNECT(8)
mconnect - connect to SMTP mail server socket
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 Simple Mail
Transfer Protocol (SMTP) on this connection.
Exit by typing the
will send an end of file to the server.
An interrupt closes the connection immediately and exits.
- -p port
Specify the port number instead of the default
port (number 25) as the next argument.
``Raw'' mode: disable the default line buffering and input handling.
This gives you a similar effect as
to port number 25, not very useful.
help file for
Postel, Jonathan B
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol,
Network Information Center
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97