Telnet is a client-server protocol used to allow communication between computers in a network.

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How does telnet get through the windows firewall?

I activated the Telnet client in Windows 7 and was instantly able to connect to servers although Windows Firewall is activated. How does that work? Shouldn't the firewall block outgoing connections ...
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Laptop can ping, but not browse. Clean windows install. Telnet doesn't work. Not the network

The laptop is able to ping and tracert, but not browse the internet. I'll start by saying what I've already ruled out: It is a completely fresh windows install The network works fine for the other 5 ...
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How to access a server connected to a University network?

In my University, my professor provided us with his server address, but he said that we can only access his server through our University's wireless network. He also said, there is a way to access ...
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How to stop and detect the fork bomb

#include <stdlib.h> #include <unistd.h> int main() { while(1) fork(); } This is the code for a fork bomb. In our college, we connect via telnet i.e client serving protocol. ...
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I open Telnet, but I still can't connect

I want to check an HTTP response message,(I should have seen a response message that includes the base HTML file), with this To telnet into your favorite Web server. Type in a one-line request ...
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Telnet Server on Windows 7 not working?

I enabled the Telnet Server feature in Windows 7 SP1, and after 20 reboots later and some pinging find it is simply not working. I cannot ping port 23.. but Windows Firewall says the Incoming ...
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Telnet not properly displaying text?

I've recently discovered and started playing nethack. I know I can play it locally, but I'm sitting at different computers all the time so I found nethack.alt.org that let's you telnet into their ...
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Telnet to windows host backspace key wrong

When telneting to a windows host from a linux guest, attempts to use the backspace key leads to odd characters being output - and nothing being deleted. Is there something to get the windows telnet ...
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How do I use the telnet interface to my Zyxel router to enable Wifi?

I have a pretty horrible Zyxel P-2812HNU-F1 router provided by my ISP which drops my Wifi some one to five times each day. It doesn't crash, it just decides to disable wifi. I can log in to the web ...
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Mac OS X Mountain Lion can't ping/telnet localhost. Point to a wrong public IP

I've been developing Node.js apps on my localhost on port 1337 for last two years with no problem as shown below. $ node app App started on port 1337 Today I wanted to test how things go with ...
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SMTP to Facebook

Lately I've been playing around with telnet and found it quite interesting. Most interestingly, Facebook also uses SMTP. The IP is 66.220.155.11. Some things about it are strange. It doesn't take ...
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Secure telnet for POP3 and others

I need a command to connect to POP3 server, set startTLS, and get secure connection. I neet something to use like telnet. Is there any program that can achieve it? --edit I'm just trying to write ...
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Connecting to Hotmail through telnet

My ISP has port 25 blocked. I tried using Hotstop Shield to get around it, but the server identifies the proxy as spam'er. Where do I go from here?
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How to run scripts within a telnet session?

I want to connect to a remote host using telnet there is no username/password verification just telnet remotehost then I need to input some commands for initialization and then I need to repeat ...
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How to make a terminal (running in Atari emulator on Mac) talk to a telnet BBS?

There are a number of Atari ST BBSes still running today, available via telnet. I connect to some of these occasionally using SyncTerm on my Mac. It would be even better to use an ATARI terminal ...
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SecureCRT and Telnet

I am trying to connect to my local router through SecureCRT7's Telnet session. But I get "The request was refused by the remote server". However, I can Telnet using Windows' and mRemote's... So What ...
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Using telnet under windows to test HTTP

I'm learning http, and trying to use telnet to send my own http requests. In the command prompt, I entered: telnet google.com 80 Result: The screen is cleared and I see a blinking cursor. 1. Why ...
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Del/Erase Commands

I'm currently trying to use the del or the erase command in a RSM Telnet to delete Temp files on users computers. But the problem I'm running into with the command is that it is working, but won't ...
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OSX telnet not working from localhost

Telnet from my mac OSx doesn't work while it works from the AWS instances and other networks. I have no local firewalls. Nothing related in /var/log/system In the below transcript, the telnet hangs ...
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How do I exit telnet?

I start telnet by telnet host port. How do I stop it in Windows? Shockingly, Ctrl+C doesn't work.
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telnet: Could not open connection to the host, on port 23

I need to telnet, to localhost. I am on windows. Once I got the error 'telnet is not recognized...' I looked online and found that I should do pkgmgr /iu:"TelnetClient". I did, then telnet localhost ...
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Can I run a one-shot telnetd without login prompt?

In other words, I want something like telnetd that I start from my shell to bind to a specific IP and serve one connection. I do not want a login prompt. Basically I want another machine to execute a ...
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Server unresponsive after successful OpenSSL connection

I'm testing server connections using OpenSSL, with varying results Server A: connection is successful, as are user login and the other commands I expected to work Server B: connection is successful, ...
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How can I gain access to my Mac's command prompt from my pc command prompt?

I was wondering if there was a way that I could gain access to my Mac's terminal window from my PC. I was thinking along the lines of telnet but I've never done it before and I'm having a hard time ...
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non-privileged normal user passing environment variables to /bin/login [closed]

Suppose that in FreeBSD (or linux maybe) there is a non-privileged normal user (non-superuser). And there is a telnet standalone (I know that telnet is usually run under inetd) running under (owned ...
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Using telnet of server A to connect to other ports at server B

Is using telnet server of Server A to connect to other ports at server B possible? If this is possible, can anyone show me how to do syntax? Thanks.
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Running telnet standalone - possible? [closed]

So, this is what I want to do: there is a local non-superuser and it can upload the file into /tmp. Using this account, I download a telnet server package equivalent to what is already installed. I ...
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Telnet some long response stuck after DNS server change

our office is on a VPN connection to our customer's big UNIX servers to provide tech support, and we use telnet client, such as putty or xshell on windows XP&7. One month before, we changed our ...
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How to mount a Windows share in OpenDreambox via Telnet?

I have created a new folder on root of C disk called recordings and I have shared it with everyone. I now want to mount this folder on my Dreambox so that I can record to it. But since this is an ...
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How to Monitor visited Websites on Thomson 585 v7

My home WiFi is being used by many devices, and they are taking all bandwidth, I wanna know which sites they are using, so I can block those sites in Parental control. In the web interface there's no ...
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Download file from DropBox via telnet on Windows XP?

Is it possible to download a text (or even an exe) file from Dropbox, using telnet at the command prompt on Windows XP? If so, what are the detailed step by step commands to achieve this?
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How to update Thomson's TG585 v7 Firmware using Telnet

The Thomson upgrade tool isn't detecting my router, I tried many times by disabling the Firewall as suggested, but yet it's not being detected, it worked only once, I upgraded to 8.2.4.11, but I lost ...
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smtp receive email

i am trying to set up email on my debian wheezy box. i can telnet to localhost on it like so: $ telnet localhost 25 Trying 127.0.0.1... Connected to localhost. Escape character is '^]'. 220 ...
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Non-command line Telnet server

I'm looking for a simple way to accept telnet connections without providing a shell interface, kind of like a MUD server. I'm actually looking to serve static content, more like: telnet ...
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Telnet and system root password can differ?

I am just curious of this, so: if I change my "root" password using passwd, does this by default change my telnet and ftp password? Also, is it possible to change telnet and ftp "root" account ...
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Telnet - Google Drive GET request error

I'm on Mac OSX trying to use telnet to get a file off of google drive. I found that the following link template causes an automatic download of a file off of google drive: ...
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How can I input utf-8 symbols in telnet client on OS X?

I am using OSX 10.6.8 and telnet via terminal. I can input russian (utf8) symbols in terminal, but when i use telnet, i can see russian symbols, but cannot input them (instead of "тест" i get ...
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Conection refused error for telnet and ssh

I try to telnet to one of my systems 172.16.xx.z from 172.16.xx.y, but the response i get is- sudo telnet 172.16.xx.z Trying 172.16.xx.z... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: ...
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LDAP connection working for some applications but not others

I have a server which has LDAP properly configured on it .. its IP is 172.19.50.121 ... Now I have other machines on the same network, and if I use an LDAP browser such as Softerra LDAP Administrator ...
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Can telnet port 25 while at home, but not while in internal network

I can telnet port 25 on mail.foo.com while I am at home. But I can't telnet to port 25 on mail.foo.com while I am on the internal network where the mail server is located. This also applies for other ...
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How do you resolve the error “Access Denied: Specified user is not a member of TelnetClients groups.”?

I have two computers one running windows xp(professional) and other is windows 7(Home premium).I want to connect from xp to windows 7, but I am getting error like this Access Denied: Specified user ...
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Telnet SMTP connection

Every time I try to open a hostname , the following Microsoft Telnet> o example.domain 25 Connecting to example.domain... Could not open connection to the host, on port 25: Connect failed ...
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Who to Telnet to access only a prompt? [closed]

Is there any host where I can just telnet them and access a prompt? I'm not looking to hack – just wondering if I needed to. Let me rephase my question anyone who has an old computer and just lets ...
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Telnet/ssh into a windows machine inside putty that is sshed to a linux machine

I am on a Windows machine. I SSH into a Linux machine using Putty. This works fine. However, I have a bunch of make commands I have to execute and move files around. So, I am trying to automate it. ...
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Is it possible to see command history when telnetting into Microsoft Telnet Server?

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 ...
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Can't run telnet in console opened by Autohotkey

I have enabled the telnet client on my Windows 7 64-bit machine and if I open the start menu and launch cmd from there I can run telnet. I normally use the keyboard shortcut Win-C, implemented by ...
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Export CMD results on a host through ip?

Is it possible to export the command prompt session result to a host over the network?
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Not able to connect to any server using Telnet

I am new to Telnet. I have been trying to connect to different servers. I type the following command in my Linux terminal: telnet 74.125.236.160 and then after sometime I get the message: unable ...
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How do I issue multiple commands using telnet or netcat?

At the moment I am struggling very very very much to issue commands on telnet. I can issue them one at a time but after that I don't know how to issue the next one because the command line prompt ...
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Cannot telnet to port after installing Active Directory and DNS Server

I have a machine running Windows Server 2008 R2 in my network on which we have installed Software AG products. To access these products, we open their console webpage in our web browsers, like this: ...