HELO mailserver.domain.com

Yup, this is what happens when you're on your 14th straight midnight shift with no days off (more on that in a different post), and simple things like testing a connection to a mailserver become a tedious chore…

[root@[my workstation] /var/log]: telnet [ip] 25
Trying [ip]…
Connected to [ip].
Escape character is '^]'.
220 ********02***************************************
helo
250 [hostname] talking to [my workstation]
quyit^H^H^H
500 Command unrecognized
quit
quit
quit
exit
die
expire
goaway
deat
quit
quit
QUIT
STOP
LEAVE
END
DIE
STUPIDMAILSERVER
Terminated

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