[nSLUG] How to throughly test an MX server before making it live

Dop Ganger nslug at fop.ns.ca
Tue Nov 13 21:03:07 AST 2007


On Tue, 13 Nov 2007, D G Teed wrote:

> I'd like to have a way to run a script from off site which sends
> a bunch of messages through via a specified MX.  Much like
> the test-messages work area of amavisd-new but with an
> ability to control the MX.

An alternative to Aaron's suggestion (if you want a completely non-Postfix 
option to make sure there's no "favouritism") is swaks, 
http://www.jetmore.org/john/code/#swaks . The acronym stands for Swiss 
Army Knife SMTP and he's not joking - take a look at 
http://linux.die.net/man/1/swaks for the plethora of options.

Cheers... Dop.



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