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Manual Reference Pages  -  WHAT::MTA (3)

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NAME

What::MTA - Find out about running MTA

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



  $what = What->new(
             Host => my.domain.org,
             Port => 25,
          ); 

  $what->mta;
  $what->mta_version;
  $what->mta_banner;



DESCRIPTION

What::MTA is a part of What package. It provides basic information about running MTA: name, version and banner that MTA prints out upon connection to it. It is not meant to be used directly, but via its interface, class What. MTA’s supported are: Exim, Postfix (version only on localhost), Sendmail, Courier (name only), XMail, MaswMail.

The What::MTA class is a subclass of Net::Cmd and IO::Socket::INET.

CONSTRUCTOR

new ( OPTIONS ) This is the constructor for a new What object.

OPTIONS are passed in a hash like fashion, using key and value pairs. Possible options are:

<B>HostB> - is the name, or address, of the remote host to which a connection to a running service is required to. It may be a single scalar, as defined for the PeerAddr option in IO::Socket::INET. Host is optional, default value is localhost.

<B>LocalAddrB> and <B>LocalPortB> - These parameters are passed directly to IO::Socket to allow binding the socket to a local port.

<B>TimeoutB> - Maximum time, in seconds, to wait for a response from the server (default: 120)

<B>PortB> - Port to which to connect to (default: 25)

<B>DebugB> - Enable debugging information

Example:



    $what = What->new(
                       Host    => my.mail.domain
                       Timeout => 30,
                       Debug   => 1,
                     );

    $what = What->new(
                       Host => 10.10.10.1,
                       Port => 25,
                     );



METHODS

mta() Returns the name of the MTA running.
mta_version() Returns the version of the MTA running.
mta_banner() Returns the banner message which the server replied with when the initial connection was made.

EXAMPLES OF MTA BANNERS

Exim


  localhost ESMTP Exim 4.60 Mon, 20 Feb 2006 22:38:53 +0000



Postfix


  localhost ESMTP Postfix (Debian/GNU)



Sendmail


  galeb.somedomain.org ESMTP Sendmail 8.13.5/8.13.5/Debian-3; Mon, 20
  Feb 2006 22:41:04 GMT; (No UCE/UBE) logging access from:
  localhost(OK)-localhost [127.0.0.1]



XMail


  <1140475332.2874633136@mast> [XMail 1.22 ESMTP Server] service ready;
  Mon, 20 Feb 2006 22:42:12 -0000



MasqMail


  mast MasqMail 0.2.21 ESMTP



DIAGNOSTICS

Can not connect to the serice host/port specified


  Couldnt create What::MTA object with
  PeerAddr=localhost,
  PeerPort=26,
  Proto=tcp,
  Timeout=120 at lib/What.pm line 68



DEPENDENCIES

Class::Std depends on the following modules:
o Net::Cmd
o IO::Socket::INET
o Socket

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-what@rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at <http://rt.cpan.org>.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Lot of code taken from Net::Cmd, without which this class probably wouldn’t have been written.

AUTHOR

Toni Prug <toni@irational.org>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2006. Toni Prug. All rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA

See <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>

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