> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hunter Goatley [mailto:goathunter@goatley.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 11:24 PM
> To: Barry.Treahy@EmersonNetworkPower.com
> Cc: info-tcpware@process.com
> Subject: Re: Port testing
>
> > In the case of SMTP, if I can just connect, issue a HELO and confirm
> > receipt of a 200 OK, that would be great. And in the case of HTTP,

if I
> > can issue a GET / HTTP/1.0 and get the HTTP header back, that too

would
> > be great... Any suggestions?

>
> I threw together a couple of quick programs to do this. You can find
> a Zip file containing HTTP-CHECK.C and SMTP-CHECK.C on ftp.process.com
> under the [.SUPPORT] directory as CHECK-SMTP-HTTP.ZIP.
>
> Hunter
> ------
> Hunter Goatley, Process Software, http://www.process.com/
> http://www.goatley.com/hunter/
>


And it was relatively easy to do something similar to this from OpenVMS
BASIC (so I assume it would be easy from any other language). For
OpenVMS BASIC examples click the following URL:

http://www3.sympatico.ca/n.rieck/lin...vms_demos.html

Neil Rieck
ICSIS/Trinity Development
Bell-ATS (Advanced Technical Services)
Bell Canada
20 Water St. N.,
Kitchener, Ontario,
Canada. N2H-5A5
519-571-6303