Example of IMAP session


telnet capone.rutgers.edu 143
Trying 192.168.5.240...
Connected to 192.168.5.240.
Escape character is '^]'.
* OK [CAPABILITY IMAP4REV1 LOGIN-REFERRALS STARTTLS AUTH=LOGIN] capone.rutgers.edu IMAP4rev1 2003.339 at Wed, 13 Apr 2005 01:38:58 -0400 (EDT)
A1 LOGIN mailtest Password 
A1 OK [CAPABILITY IMAP4REV1 IDLE NAMESPACE MAILBOX-REFERRALS BINARY UNSELECT SCAN SORT THREAD=REFERENCES THREAD=ORDEREDSUBJECT MULTIAPPEND] User mailtest authenticated
A2 SELECT Inbox
* 2 EXISTS
* 2 RECENT
* OK [UIDVALIDITY 1113370837] UID validity status
* OK [UIDNEXT 3] Predicted next UID
* FLAGS (\Answered \Flagged \Deleted \Draft \Seen)
* OK [PERMANENTFLAGS (\* \Answered \Flagged \Deleted \Draft \Seen)] Permanent flags
* OK [UNSEEN 1] first unseen message in /var/mail/mailtest
A2 OK [READ-WRITE] SELECT completed
A3 FETCH 2 BODY[HEADER]
* 2 FETCH (BODY[HEADER] {670}
Return-Path: 
X-Original-To: mailtest@capone.rutgers.edu
Delivered-To: mailtest@capone.rutgers.edu
Received: from node18.rutgers.edu (node18 [192.168.5.38])
        by capone.rutgers.edu (Postfix) with ESMTP id A291B2B15C
        for ; Tue, 12 Apr 2005 22:23:53 -0400 (EDT)
Received: from me?here.com (unknown [192.168.5.250])
        by node18.rutgers.edu (Postfix) with SMTP id 4653B14112
        for ; Tue, 12 Apr 2005 22:24:03 -0400 (EDT)
To: some_guru@somewhere.com
From: pp@pp.com
Subject: Forged e-mail
Message-Id: <20050413022403.4653B14112@node18.rutgers.edu>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 22:24:03 -0400 (EDT)

)
* 2 FETCH (FLAGS (\Recent \Seen))
A3 OK FETCH completed
A4 FETCH 2 BODY[TEXT]
* 2 FETCH (BODY[TEXT] {88}
Hey, 
The "To:" and "From:" are non-existent, but you still get the e-mail.
bye, bye
)
A4 OK FETCH completed
A5 LOGOUT
* BYE capone.rutgers.edu IMAP4rev1 server terminating connection
A5 OK LOGOUT completed
Connection closed by foreign host.


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