Microsoft KB Archive/251528

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XCON: Telnet Messages Received with a Blank To Field

Article ID: 251528

Article Last Modified on 2/27/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q251528


SYMPTOMS

When you are using Telnet to send mail to a Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server computer, the message is received with a blank To field. This behavior is only exhibited when you are using the Telnet utility. You do not see this behavior when you use a regular Microsoft Outlook Express client.

STATUS

This behavior is by design.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information on mail delivery regarding the To field, refer to Request for Comments (RFC) 822, section 4.

Keywords: kbprb KB251528