How to use Telnet to send mails?

How to use Telnet to send mails?

Commands on how to send email using telnet

1. Open a connection to your email server.

Telnet 25

2. You should see a reply back from your server

220 Microsoft ESMTP MAIL Service, Version: 5.0.2195.6713 ready
at Tue, 2 Sep 2108 10:10:16 -0400

3. Type

HELO <– where is where you are sending the email from

4. Type


5. Type


6. Type

DATA <– this will enable you to type your message

7. Enter a period on its own line will exit out

8. Type

QUIT <– this will end the telnet session