[Ma-linux] Re: SSH, telnet, and SMTP
alan at patriot.net
Wed Feb 14 16:29:24 EST 2007
On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 04:04:23PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 12:56:26PM -0500, Alan McConnell wrote:
> >How do _you_ "get the mail.server.net's attention"? is there some
> >other command, besides telnet, that will enable you to continue
> >with the 'ehlo' command? "Curious minds want to know".
> nc localhost 25
I googled, and nc evidently means "netcat"(tcp/ip Swiss army knife)
I had no idea this existed, but I was able to install netcat
from one of my Sarge CDs, and it does work as advertised.
> There's a million ways to do it; there's nothing special about the
> telnet command in this context, it's just opening a socket.
Well, I have learned something. Thanks, Mike.
Alan McConnell : http://patriot.net/users/alan
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Impeachment proceedings should be started immediately.
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