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I'm in the unfortunate position of having to use telnet (windows client -> windows server). Does anyone know if there's a way to see command history (i.e., getting the up arrow and down arrow to recreate previous commands) whilst telnetting? BTW, I know about the standard command history settings for cmd.exe, which have no effect on the telnet session.

I'm using Windows 7.

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You can use doskey/history to list previous commands.

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(And consider having something like WinSSHD installed; it even provides a much better terminal emulation.) – grawity Apr 23 '12 at 9:33
I'd forgotten all about doskey! After calling it with the /listsize=n arg I've got just about what I need. Thanks! – Ewen Cartwright Apr 23 '12 at 14:28

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