I find that I can use
and cURL telnet://servername:110
to get the salutations from the SMTP and POP3 servers that I want
to test. What I can't seem to do is to get the connection, once
the salutation has been secured, to DISCONNECT. All I can do is
abort the cURL program, resulting of course in loss of any output
from the -o, --dump-header or sysout assigned files.
Note I'm currently using cURL v7.9.5-pre1 for OpenVMS (*NOT* a Unix,
MAC or Windows system). Later version available to me apparently is
v7.11.0, but somehow I don't think this issue is release-specific.
I'm suspecting it's the nut holding the wheel, as they say.
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