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MX Sniffer

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MX Sniff

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MX Sniff identifies well known email service providers given an email address or a domain name. Use this to find out how many users in your email database are Gmail users (via Google Apps).

To install, get it from PyPI:

$ pip install mxsniff

Or get the development branch direct from GitHub:

$ pip install https://github.com/jace/mxsniff/archive/master.zip

Command line usage:

$ mxsniff example.com gmail.com example@gmail.com https://www.google.com
$ mxsniff -v example.com
$ mxsniff @filename_with_list_of_domains_or_emails_or_urls
$ mxsniff example@gmail.com -p your_email@example.com

Python usage:

>>> from mxsniff import mxsniff, mxbulksniff
>>> mxsniff('google.com')
>>> mxbulksniff(['example.com', 'google.com'])  # Returns a generator with one result at a time

0.3.3

  • mxprobe now distinguishes between soft and hard fails
  • mxsniff command line now produces valid CSV or JSON (verbose mode)
  • Verbose output now includes canonical representation of an email address to facilitate comparison

0.3.2

  • Fix PyPI distribution (no code changes)

0.3.1

  • The providers list now includes provider metadata (title, note, url)
  • Public email domains are now tagged and identified in results
  • A static domain list is included for very popular domains (typically public email domains)
  • The command line script now handles IDN names correctly
  • Email probe feature, to attempt a guess on whether the email is actually valid

0.3.0

  • Added support for wildcards in domain names
  • Additional providers
  • Detect self-hosted email servers
  • Remove verbose mode in the mxsniff function; always verbose now
  • Track MX TLDs
  • Run queries in a multiprocess pool in the command line version

0.2.1

  • Updated README and minor bugfixes

0.2.0

  • Python 3 and PyPy support
  • mxsniff now returns a string or None, switching to a list only when multiple service providers are found
  • get_domain now extracts the TLD when a URL is provided, so www. and other subdomains are ignored
  • New mxbulksniff to run on a large list
  • Verbose mode to also retrieve MX values
  • New console script for easy use and batch processing of large lists
  • More providers

0.1.0

  • First version

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