Simple SMTP server

John Abel jabel at
Thu Jun 9 15:53:32 CEST 2005

Jesse Noller wrote:

>Hello -
>I am looking at implementing a simple SMTP server in python - I know
>about the smtpd module, but I am looking for code examples/snippets as
>the documentation is sparse.
>The server I am looking at writing is really simple - it just needs to
>fork/thread appropriately for handling large batches of email, and all
>it has to do is write the incoming emails to the disk (no
>If anyone has any good examples/recipes I'd greatly appreciate it.
twisted.mail for a starting point, or Quotient which is an SMTP Server 
based on twisted.mail.


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