telnet with imap server

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how can I use telnet to check on imap server?

2014-12-20 17:18:35gstlouis

this link wored

 

http://www.anta.net/misc/telnet-troubleshooting/imap.shtml

 

 

gstlouis
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2014-12-20 17:18:47

The initial telnet: > symbolises your shell prompt.

telnet: > telnet imap.example.com imap telnet: Trying 192.0.2.2... telnet: Connected to imap.example.com. telnet: Escape character is '^]'. server: * OK Dovecot ready. client: a1 LOGIN MyUsername MyPassword server: a1 OK Logged in. client: a2 LIST "" "*" server: * LIST (HasNoChildren) "." "INBOX" server: a2 OK List completed. client: a3 EXAMINE INBOX server: * FLAGS (Answered Flagged Deleted Seen Draft) server: * OK [PERMANENTFLAGS ()] Read-only mailbox. server: * 1 EXISTS server: * 1 RECENT server: * OK [UNSEEN 1] First unseen. server: * OK [UIDVALIDITY 1257842737] UIDs valid server: * OK [UIDNEXT 2] Predicted next UID server: a3 OK [READ-ONLY] Select completed. client: a4 FETCH 1 BODY[] server: * 1 FETCH (BODY[] {405} server: Return-Path: sender@example.com server: Received: from client.example.com ([192.0.2.1]) server: by mx1.example.com with ESMTP server: id <20040120203404.CCCC18555.mx1.example.com@client.example.com> server: for <recipient@example.com>; Tue, 20 Jan 2004 22:34:24 +0200 server: From: sender@example.com server: Subject: Test message server: To: recipient@example.com server: Message-Id: <20040120203404.CCCC18555.mx1.example.com@client.example.com> server: server: This is a test message. server: ) server: a4 OK Fetch completed. client: a5 LOGOUT server: * BYE Logging out server: a5 OK Logout completed.

gstlouis
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2014-12-22 10:57:09