I tried doing that, but some servers don't support them :(

-----Original Message-----
From: Billy S Halsey [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 10:39 AM
Subject: Re: [PHP] Email Verification

I don't have code, since I've never needed to do this, but can anyone 
see a problem with simply issuing a VRFY or an EXPN command instead of 
actually faking out sending a message?


Martin Towell wrote:

>You can use sockets and connect to their mail server (bit after the @) and
>"pretend" to send an email to them, but cancel the request before you
>actually send anything - doesn't always work though, as some servers will
>report back the all users are correct


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