smtp-cli is an SMTP command line client with support for advanced features such as STARTTLS, SMTP-AUTH, or IPv6. It also has scriptable message composition capabilities supporting anything from simple plain-text messages right up to building complex HTML emails with alternative plain-text part, attachments, and inline images. It's also a convenient tool for testing and debugging SMTP servers' setups. smtp-cli can be used to check a given server's capabilities, to test your server's setup, or to create and dispatch email messages. The command line interface is intuitive, and everything is scriptable and can run in a completely non-interactive mode from scripts or cron jobs. smtp-cli is ideal for shipping log files from remote machines, running periodic mail delivery test loops, etc.
Why a milter archiver? If you are required to also log source and destination IPs and BCCs (additional rcpt to's not in a CC field communicated at the SMTP protocol level), then the only option is do this in the MTA, or in a milter application that has hooks in the MTA process (which is exactly why milter was invented). It uses a simple regex file that can be used with several *source target-mailbox rules to define what gets mirrored where. The archiver tries to be as quiet as possible. The possible methods to archive are SMTP, sendmail inject / Postfix inject, IMAP delivery, and milter-add recipient. It was build as a replacement for a Postfix BCC setup: (sender_bcc_maps = regexp:/etc/postfix/archive; recipient_bcc_maps = regexp:/etc/postfix/archive).