[ALUG] Inserting a file into a telnet session

David Reynolds david at reynoldsfamily.org.uk
Tue Oct 9 16:52:27 BST 2007


On 9 Oct 2007, at 4:04 pm, (Ted Harding) wrote:

> Perhaps I'd better confess. I'm sending regular emails to an
> address abroad, routinely via my ISP (Zen). From time to time,
> I run into a bunch of delivery failures (usually timeouts),
> and I often get the error messages several (up to 10) hours
> later. Since these are work-related, loss of time has consequences.
> I've located the SMTP servers for the remote site, and have
> had success in using bare-hands 'telnet ... 25' SMTP dialogue.

You could just set up the mailserver that you're telneting to as  
another outgoing mailserver in your mail client and send the email  
like that. Obviously this would only work for the one company you're  
trying to email.


David Reynolds
david at reynoldsfamily.org.uk

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