Socket.Connect questions

I am just writing a simple console app to make sure our servers are accepting connections.

When I use

System.Net.IPAddress ipAddress = System.Net.IPAddress.Parse(TEST_SERVER);
System.Net.EndPoint remoteEP = new System.Net.IPEndPoint(ipAddress, SERVER_PORT);

to connect to a server on port 25, should I get the normal response messages that you get when you telnet to port 25?

Also, I don't want to leave the socket hanging open, so I am using this to close the connection:

byte[] ehlo = Encoding.ASCII.GetBytes("EHLO");
byte[] quit = Encoding.ASCII.GetBytes("QUIT");
Console.WriteLine("Disconnected! \r\n");

Does this look ok?

Thanks for looking
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Can you show me the socker definition?

When you run the code, did you received any exception with error code 10043?

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KaiserSoseAuthor Commented:
I had the socket declaration outside of the wrong loop.  :)   It was trying to call a disposed object.  I got it working, thanks for the help.

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