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Debugging SMTP Conversations Part 3: Analyzing TCP Packets

by Elton Pinto | on | in How-To* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We’ve finally reached the conclusion of our deep dive into how you can capture SMTP conversations should you need to debug an issue that lies deeper than your application. Now that we’ve gone over SMTP conversation basics and getting the easiest to decipher bits of a TCP conversation with TCP Flow, let’s look at all […]

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Debugging SMTP Conversations Part 2: Capturing a Live Conversation

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If your email-sending application has problems communicating with the Amazon SES SMTP interface (or your customers are having problems connecting to your SMTP server that proxies requests to Amazon SES), you’ll first probably check your application logs to see what’s going on. If you’re not able to find a smoking gun in your application logs […]

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Debugging SMTP Conversations Part 1: How to Speak SMTP

by Elton Pinto | on | in How-To* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Amazon SES strives to make your email sending as simple and quick as possible, which means that users of our HTTP API don’t even have to worry about what an SMTP conversation is or how to capture one. Even a lot of our SMTP interface users outsource the problem to software like Microsoft Outlook or […]

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