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I need to test at what point does the mail server stop responding and am hence looking for a tool I can use on Windows and *Nix that will allow me to simulate multiple connections. Is there a way to achieve this?

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You could cobble up something running several nc (netcat, from nmap) in parallel.

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Is there an example I could follow? – PeanutsMonkey Mar 27 '13 at 1:25

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