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VERSION version-number software-identifier

This command requests or specifies the protocol version number. If the specified protocol version number is not supported, the response will be:

VERSION-NOT-SUPPORTED TRY min-version-number-max-version-number



Where version-number or min-version-number-max-version-number are those versions that are supported. If no arguments are supplied (or if the argument is not a number), then the VERSION command will return the current protocol version number being used by the server in the form:

VERSION version-number software-identifier

If the software-identifier is specified, it identifies the software and version of the software that is generating the message.gif

Padma Indraganti
Thu Jun 20 13:02:20 PDT 1996