HowTo: Retrieve Email from a POP3 Server using the Command Line

The POP3 (Post Office Protocol Version 3) is an application-layer Internet standard protocol used by local Email clients to retrieve Email from a remote server over a TCP/IP connection. This tutorial shows how to connect to POP3 mail server and manage incoming Email using the ‘telnet’ command. Step 1: Open a connection from your computer […]

HowTo: Send Email from an SMTP Server using the Command Line

The SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) is an Internet standard for electronic mail (Email) transmission across Internet Protocol (IP) networks. This tutorial shows how to connect to SMTP mail server and send an Email using the ‘telnet’ command. Step 1: Open a connection from your computer to an SMTP mail server $ telnet smtp.domain.ext 25 […]