telnet test of cyrus sync server

Bron Gondwana brong at
Wed Jul 1 03:44:54 EDT 2015

The command is called LOGOUT.


will work in unauthenticated state.


On Wed, Jul 1, 2015, at 03:39 PM, Stephen Ingram wrote:
> I'm trying to write a quick routine that will test connectivity to a
> cyrus sync server for monitoring purposes. I can connect to port 2005
> using telnet, however, once connected, I cannot disconnect using A
> QUIT or anything else I can think of that might work with the IMAP
> server itself. Every time I issue a command I receive:
> NO Please authenticate first
> I would really like to avoid authenticating just for this quick
> connection test. Is there anyway to quit without authenticating or
> just punching up the telnet escape sequence?
> Steve
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