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smtp_auth_test [2009/08/06 00:13]
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smtp_auth_test [2009/08/06 00:21] (current)
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 ====== SMTP Auth test using TELNET ====== ====== SMTP Auth test using TELNET ======
 This is simple but it is very useful procedure to test email functionality. This is simple but it is very useful procedure to test email functionality.
 +
 +you need following information to authenticate your self.\\
 +base64 encoded value for username and password.\\
 +You can generate it using following command.\\
 +<code perl>
 +perl -MMIME::​Base64 -e "print encode_base64('​username'​)"​
 +perl -MMIME::​Base64 -e "print encode_base64('​password'​)"​
 +</​code>​
 +above will return two values based on your input.\\
 +look like below.
 +<code bash>
 +aW1mb2BhcnRpc4Rwci5jb69=
 +bWFybWx3bnY=
 +</​code>​
  
 First connect to your server using telnet First connect to your server using telnet
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 250 AUTH LOGIN PLAIN CRAM-MD5 250 AUTH LOGIN PLAIN CRAM-MD5
 </​code>​ </​code>​
 +Now initialize Login.
 +<code bash>
 +AUTH LOGIN
 +</​code>​
 +which will return values like below.\\
 +First enter your username and second your password.
 +<code bash>
 +334 VJBlcm9hbWU4
 +aW1mb2BhcnRpc4Rwci5jb69=
 +334 UFDcc4dvcmQ8 ​                          
 +bWFybWx3bnY=
 +</​code>​
 +If you have successfully authenticated the server will return: "235 authenticated"​.\\
 +<code text>
 +Enter MAIL FROM: [email protected]"​
 +Enter RCPT TO: DestinationEmail
 +Enter DATA
 +Enter Subject: Test using telnet"​
 +Enter 
 +Enter This is just a test to see if I can SMTP auth from my PC
 +
 +Enter "​."​
 +
 +The server will return: "250 Message queued"​
 +Enter "​quit"​
 +</​code>​
 +
 +Testing complete
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