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Grunt simple-smtp task

A simple smtp server for mocks and development used to output all smtp traffic to stdout.

Getting Started

This plugin requires Grunt 0.4.x

If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:

npm install grunt-simple-smtp --save-dev

or alternatively in you package.json

  "devDependencies": { "grunt-simple-smtp": "~0.1" }

Once the plugin has been installed, it may be enabled inside your Gruntfile with this line of JavaScript:


The "simple_smtp" task


In your project's Gruntfile, add a section named simple_smtp to the data object passed into grunt.initConfig().

    simple_smtp: {
        options: {
            // Task-specific options go here. 


see simplesmtp for more options


Type: Number Default value: 25

The port in which to host the service on.


Type: Boolean Default value: false

If the task should be run indefinitly.

Usage Examples

Default Options

In this example, the default options are used starting the service on port 25.

    simple_smtp: {
        options: {},

Custom Options

In this example the port has been configured to listen on an alternative port.

    simple_smtp: {
        options: {
            port: 465


Fundamentally this task simply wraps the great simplesmtp library by Andris Reinman.


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