Re: OT: Linux help telnet + heredoc

From: Radoulov, Dimitre <>
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:44:42 +0100
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On 02/03/2012 04:52, Aragon, Gabriel (GE, Corporate, consultant) wrote:
> Hi,
> first of all my apologies if you consider this highly offtopic, I have already posted this in a couple of linux forums w/o luck, so I wanted to try here since I know that some dba’s are also very good sysadmins.
> I need some help with a Linux issue, I’m sending an email on Solaris 10 using telnet to port 25 inside a heredoc:

Hi Gabriel,

why don't you use the utilities your OS provides for this purpose (mail, mailx)?
Are you sure that localhost provides SMTP services?

What's the output of:

telnet localhost 25


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