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Old 07-19-2013, 08:03 PM   #1
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how can i find smtp mail server name


i want to find out the outgoing mail server name through shell.is there any command available to achieve this?
 
Old 07-20-2013, 01:03 PM   #2
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umm, check the info on your provider's site...usually they list name/IP address pairs of their servers (DNS, POP, SMTP;...)

Unless you really just want to do it the hard way
listen on the box for the port something was sent to:

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netstat -antp
Okay, sift tru the data to look for traffic on the SMTP port, then do a reverse lookup

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host [IP address]
You should get one (or more) lines of the servers on that IP address...

Happy whatever!!

Thor

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