SMTP-SINK(1) General Commands Manual SMTP-SINK(1)
smtp-sink - multi-threaded SMTP/LMTP test server
smtp-sink [options] [inet:][host]:port backlog
smtp-sink [options] unix:pathname backlog
smtp-sink listens on the named host (or address) and port. It takes
SMTP messages from the network and throws them away. The purpose is to
measure client performance, not protocol compliance.
Connections can be accepted on IPV4 endpoints or UNIX-domain sockets.
IPV4 is the default. This program is the complement of the smtp-
-a Do not announce SASL authentication support.
-c Display a running counter that is updated whenever an SMTP QUIT
command is executed.
-C Disable XCLIENT support.
-e Do not announce ESMTP support.
Reject the specified commands with a hard (5xx) error code.
-F Disable XFORWARD support.
-h Use hostname in the SMTP greeting, in the HELO response, and in
the EHLO response. The default hostname is "smtp-sink".
-L Enable LMTP instead of SMTP.
Terminate after count sessions. This is for testing purposes.
-p Do not announce support for ESMTP command pipelining.
-P Change the server greeting so that it appears to come through a
CISCO PIX system. Implies -e.
Disconnect (without replying) after receiving one of the speci-
Reject the specified commands with a soft (4xx) error code.
Log the named commands to syslogd. Examples of commands that
can be logged are HELO, EHLO, LHLO, MAIL, RCPT, VRFY, RSET,
NOOP, and QUIT. Separate command names by white space or commas,
and use quotes to protect white space from the shell. Command
names are case-insensitive.
-v Show the SMTP conversations.
Wait delay seconds before responding to a DATA command.
-8 Do not announce 8BITMIME support.
Listen on network interface host (default: any interface) TCP
port port. Both host and port may be specified in numeric or
Listen on the UNIX-domain socket at pathname.
The maximum length the queue of pending connections, as defined
by the listen(2) call.
smtp-source(1), SMTP/LMTP message generator
The Secure Mailer license must be distributed with this software.
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