Looking for a test mail generator (unthreaded)

Edward Dekkers edward at tdcs.com.au
Tue Sep 9 00:37:51 IST 2008

> I am not having a good day today.  Twice.  In 5 minutes...
> Unthreadjacked:
> To test a new installation before a cutover, I'm trying to find (out
> whether anyone has written) a program that can send a bunch of email to
> a
> SMTP server, logging what it does (both logical and session level), so
> that I can check that the results are what they should be.
> Optimally, I'd like something that worked like this:
> Provide it with 4 or 5 pieces of random spam, and 4 or 5 pieces of ham,
> and have it try to -- in random order -- send each of the message
> bodies
> to a) one or more provided valid addresses and b) one or more random
> non-valid addresses on the provisioned domain, and c) one or more
> completely random addresses.
> The goal, of course, is to make sure that what should pass through
> passes
> through, what should bounce bounces, what shouldn't backscatter
> doesn't,
> and what should deliver does.
> Has anyone already written this?  I'm sure perl or python provides the
> modules, but I'm not good enough at either to do it myself.  I could
> probably hack around something that does 60-70% of it into what I
> wanted,
> though.
> Cheers,
> -- jra

Could you use this as a base?



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