DEBUGX command

-DEBUGX or -DX parameter allows to debug SMTP or ESMTP server. The test reveals step by step information exchange between mail server and Command line email software. Every bit of information is displayed as it is sent over the SMTP protocol. This allows quickly and precisely locate the problem. View DEBUGX output example.

Command syntax:
  • febootimail -DEBUGX
  • febootimail -DX

DEBUGX implementation provides full information (including encoded attachments) when testing SMTP server. Thus, it is advised not to send messages with very large attachments for testing purposes. The DEBUG command may be more appropriate in such cases.

C:\>febootimail -SERVER smtp.server.com -FROM john@sender.com -TO ted@example.com -TEXT Debug SMTP or ESMTP server -DEBUGX

To store SMTP communication use redirection operator > and file name. It is recommended to use absolute path to easier locate the output file. If path is not specified, file is created in current folder.

C:\>febootimail -SERVER smtp.server.com -FROM john@sender.com -TO ted@example.com -TEXT "Log SMTP server info to the specified text file" -DEBUGX > C:\email-debug.txt
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