Apparently I was incorrectly remembering the process for working with this last night. So here is an update with more detail.
I have done this with just note pad. Usually I will take an email out of Outlook or other client and save it as a
.txt file so that I can edit it easily. I'll make the adjustments to the
x-receiver headers and then just save it to the folder as a
But really the best thing is to configure the environment so that when you send the email, it gets dropped in the folder as expected.
The most important thing is that you include
Here is an example header you are welcome to use:
Received: from US-XCH-01.domain.net ([10.1.1.7]) by usd-01.domain.net with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.4675);
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:17:34 -0400
Received: from usd-04.domain.net ([10.1.1.44]) by US-XCH-01.domain.net with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.3959);
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:18:24 -0400
Received: from USD-03.domain.net ([fe80::bd40:54db:3700:7e66]) by
us-04.domain.net ([fe80::4c06:3001:d4ea:d2c4%12]) with mapi id
14.02.0342.003; Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:18:24 -0400
From: Robert Kaucher <email@example.com>
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Subject: A Third Test
Thread-Topic: a third test
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:18:23 +0000
X-OriginalArrivalTime: 15 Oct 2013 14:18:24.0424 (UTC) FILETIME=[68C1AA80:01CEC9B1]
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
Body of message
Here is a screen shot showing it worked.