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@nealrs /check.py
Last active Dec 15, 2016

What would you like to do?
supply a first, last, and domain name -- and this script will run through common email patterns to find valid email addresses. worried about domains with catchalls & missing mx records? yeah we got that covered. $ python check.py eric cartman southpark.com
#!/usr/bin/env python
# encoding: utf-8
# install dependencies: sudo pip install validate_email pyDNS
# run it: python check.py robin hood gmail.com
# FYI, forwarding addresses (not catchalls) will report 'probably not valid'. that's all i've got right now.
import sys
from validate_email import validate_email
# define name, domain, and initials parameters
fn = sys.argv[1]
ln = sys.argv[2]
d = sys.argv[3]
fi = fn[:1]
li = ln[:1]
# define email patterns
p0 = "xxx" #catchall trigger
p1 = fn # robin
p2 = ln # hood
p3 = fi+li # rh
p4 = fn+"_"+ln # robin_hood
p5 = fi+"_"+ln # r_hood
p6 = fn+ln # robinhood
p7 = fn+"."+ln # robin.hood
p8 = fn+li # robinh
p9 = fi+ln # rhood
p10 = fn+"."+li # robin.h
p11 = fi+"."+ln # r.hood
p12 = ln+"."+fn # hood.robin
p13 = ln+fi # hoodr
# add a splash of color
HEAD = '\033[95m'
OK = '\033[92m'
WARN = '\033[93m'
FAIL = '\033[91m'
ENDC = '\033[0m'
p = [p0, p1, p2, p3, p4, p5, p6, p7, p8, p9, p10, p11, p12, p13]
e = iter(p)
# run validation logic
print HEAD+"Checking..."+ENDC
for x in e:
i = x+"@"+d
has_mx = validate_email(i,check_mx=True)
is_real = validate_email(i,verify=True)
if (has_mx == False):
print FAIL+"no mx record"+ENDC
break
elif (is_real and x == p0):
print WARN+"catchall detected"+ENDC
break
elif (x != p0):
print i,
if is_real:
print ": "+OK+"probably valid"+ENDC
else:
print ": probably not valid"
print HEAD+"Done"+ENDC
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