I am trying to send mail from the command line using the openssl. I am able to connect to the smtp server of gmail on port 465 and also the authentication is successful . The MAIL FROM and rcpt to also work fine . Next when i enter data it gives me a 354 with go ahead which is also very fine . In the data i enter the following :
FROM: <email@example.com> To: <XXX@gmail.com> // I am sending and receiving the mail to my account itself for test purposes Subject: test hello! .
Now comes the problem , after i enter the . , the cursor just blinks , i am not getting the 250 OK , queued for delivery response .
Pls help !!
I am trying all this on ubuntu 9.10.