How to automate a telnet session with SMTP commands

I am on a Windows 2003 box, it is our last point of exit before mail leaves the environment completely.
Exchange is not installed on this box, but SMTP is.
I want to setup a batch file or something that I can schedule so that I can do a "telnet server 25" and send out a test message from this server.
currently, I am using TST10.exe but I cant get the syntax correctly.  It keeps getting stuck on the Sending Subject: part.  It never finishes.  The text I am using for the tst10.exe /r:script.txt is below.

It seems I dont know how to end the smtp command with the <CRLF>.<CRLF>

Any ideas?
server 25
send "HELO\m"
send "mail\m"
send "rcpt\m"
send "data\m"
wait "354 Start mail input; end with <CRLF>.<CRLF>"
send "subject:test\m\m"
send ".\m"
send "quit"
WAIT Connection to host lost.

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travis5150Connect With a Mentor Author Commented:
I found a program called mailsend.exe
It is VERY simple.
The link to the site is:

I created a msg.txt file and used it with the program like this:
mailsend -v < msg.txt

the msg.txt contained this:
smtp server
helo statement
from address
to address
Body of email
Michael WorshamInfrastructure / Solutions ArchitectCommented:
From looking over the code snippet above, it looks as if its actually showing the \m (carriage return) codes. I don't know if the SMTP interface can actually interpret them.

Did you look at this link for testing the SMTP interface?;en-us;323350

travis5150Author Commented:
I know how to run the commands, I need to find a way to do this automatically without any interaction by me.
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travis5150Author Commented:
I request to have this question closed.
I found a different program to use and am able to work it correctly.
Thank you.
Please let me know what I need to do to have this closed.
travis5150Author Commented:
I found my own solution
Michael WorshamInfrastructure / Solutions ArchitectCommented:
If you don't mind -- can you post the solution you found so that others having the same problem can know how to solve it as well?


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