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

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Isn't localhost simply 127.0.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)?

I tried telnet localhost on Mac OS X Lion, and this is the output I got. Trying ::1... telnet: connect to address ::1: Connection refused Trying 127.0.0.1... telnet: connect to address ...
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Characters typed won't appear in the command line when connected via TELNET

On Windows XP, I changed the localecho field by setting it to ON, but after I quit telnet and make a connection in the command line, the localecho field is set again to OFF. Anyone know how to handle ...
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Does telnet client represent a security threat on Windows?

Yesterday I needed a telnet client to connect to my ADSL router and none of the three Windows Seven computers at my home had it(Win Home Premium 32 PC, Win Professional 64 notebook and Win Ultimate 32 ...
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Changing the prompt in telnet

With some help from people on here, I was able to set a custom prompt in an ssh session (thanks!). Now I need to do the same in telnet, but I'm not sure of what syntax I could use for that. ...
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Sending ^] in a nested telnet session

Following is the sequence: Telnet from a terminal session to a remote linux machine, Call it A. Telnet to some device, Say B, that is accessible only from A. Now, How do I quit the telnet session ...
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Tweaking SNR margin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tweaking SNR margin without telnet How can I tweak a adsl-router's SNR margin? I can't access it with telnet or ssh. This information is not important but router is ...
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How to telnet login to email server as administrator?

There is a administrator interface for our webmail, where we supply our administrator name and password. In there we can see user information and system log etc., but it only shows very limited ...
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Mac OS X 10.7 can't ping/telnet localhost

I'm developing using django/postgresql on Mac OS X 10.7 and suddenly I am unable to access the test server through http://localhost:8000/. I can make it listen on 0.0.0.0:8000 and then it works... ...
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Send an encrypted mail via telnet

I've got a public OpenPGP key and need to send an encrypted email using telnet. However, I'm unable to find anything related to this topic. I have no problem sending an email via telnet, but cannot ...
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run scrpts on routers with BusyBox

I own a router (tp link w8960n) that I can "control" via telnet and busybox. Is it possible to create and run a script on the router like a permanent process(more like a cronojob) if the router has ...
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Make Telnet default to localecho ON

Whenever I use telnet to connect to a system, one of the first things I do is: CTRL+] set localecho ENTER Is there a registry key or config file somewhere that I can change, so I don't have to do ...
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where is the '^]' character on an azerty keyboard?

I am currently using telnet and i need to do an escape character (SMTP), where is this character on an azerty keyboard? (linux ubuntu).
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Telnet trouble on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

I'm trying to connect to a Telnet server. After typing 'telnet [server] [port]', I get a blank command prompt screen. I can then type Telnet commands, but everything I type is invisible. Replies sent ...
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where to define allowed telnet port numbers on locahost?

I am unable to do telnet on port 8000 while default telnet on port 23 works fine. What configuration is required? # telnet localhost 8000 Trying 127.0.0.1... telnet: connect to address 127.0.0.1: ...
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How to telnet to find all computer name in a network?

There are multiple computers connected in a network. How can I find out these computer name and IP address? When I was using Windows, I used to have MacAfee Security and it maps out all the ...
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Tweaking SNR margin without telnet

I need to tweak my router's SNR margin. I know it can be done by telnet but my router's telnet and ssh are disabled. And I cannot find a way to enable telnet ( How can I enable Telnet on a router ) ...
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How can I enable Telnet on a router

My router's telnet and ssh are disabled. It's a ISP supplied router so ISP disabled them. Is there a way to enable telnet on a telnet-disabled router? It's an Airties RT-204.
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Connect/Disconnect broadband connection from Telnet in a Thomson TG585?

I have a Thomson TG585 V7 router (Flash image : 8.2.7.7.0 , Build name : ZZ5XKB8.277) I want to Connect and Disconnect the internet via Telnet. This is very easy from the web interface, but things ...
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GET works but telnet does not (HTTP GET)

I tried this from bash: GET http://cetatenie.just.ro HTTP/1.1 It works fine, and I am able to get the page, then I try this from telnet: telnet cetatenie.just.ro 80 Trying 85.120.166.76... ...
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WinUAE telnet from serial.device

I want to "call" a telnet BBS from my NComm running on WinUAE. Have someone achieved this and if so - how ?
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Connecting to POP/SMTP Server via Telnet

I am trying to connect to connect to an SMTP/POP server via telnet (port 25 and 110). However, I am not able to authenticate myself. Whenever I try to, it says (pop) -ERR SPA Required, use AUTH or ...
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How does the Inetutils telnet utility determine if a connection is still alive?

I've started using sockets in programming with Java (I have experience with Python), and while testing a server that I'd written with the telnet command, I noticed that the utility responds ...
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Ping works while telnet fails

I have a Windows 2008R2 Server named SERV1 connected to a Unix machine UNI1. I can ping but I can't telnet. I have installed the telnet client on server R2. I disabled the Windows Firewall on R2. ...
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Telnet error when connecting from Windows to Unix

When I try to connect through telnet from a Windows system to Unix, I am not able to connect. I am getting this log error. Is this related to a firewall issue, or anything I need to mention in the ...
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Is there a telnet utility for windows?

Is there a simple telnet command line utility for Windows 7? I am used to the telnet command that is built into UNIX, but I can't seem to find one for Windows that can be used similarly.
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How do I create a SSH server that runs a program rather than a full shell?

I've got a program that I want to share over ssh (or even telnet, security of the program isn't important), but I don't want to allow the connection to access anything else in my system except for the ...
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Can the Telnet/Netcat client communicate over SSL?

I would like to test client connections with IMAP over SSL, HTTPS, and other secure text-based Internet protocols over SSL/TLS, the same way I would using Telnet or Netcat if they were not tunneled ...
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Telnet session with tablet

I have a very old legacy application that we want to access thru a tablet. The app is only accesible thru a VT220 telnet session. I'm pretty shure it will work out of the box with Win7, putty and ...
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How to telnet to an IP address on a specific port?

Can anyone tell me how to telnet to an address using a specific port? I've tried the following: telnet 10.1.1.55 I suppose a route just hasn't been set up between the two hosts? What I am trying ...
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Windows equivalent of ssh - how to connect to a remote machine and access command line?

I'm having a difficult time coming up with a solution to extend a framework that was designed for *nix machines over to windows. The framework currently runs from one *nix server and ssh's out to ...
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vimrc is not working in AIX

I just started to use AIX 7.1(I telnet to it) and the .vimrc I placed in ~ is not working. The contents of .vimrc: set showmode set number backspace=2 shiftwidth=8 No mode was ...
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Telnet-ing to alternative SMTP port: “No route to host”

At home is a Mac Lion Server running a mail server. I have a VPS thats used as relay for incoming mail, to prevent problems when my home server might go down. Because my ISP sometimes blocks port 25, ...
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How to use telnet in Windows Command Prompt?

I type this command in a Windows Command Prompt in XP. telnet microsoft.com 80 Connecting to microsoft.com appears and then telnet window opens, but there is nothing inside it. If I type any ...
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Windows 7x64: different feedback from Putty and command line client

I'm trying to telnet to a port on an Ubuntu server from a Windows 7x64 machine. When I use Putty it gives me a "Connection closed by remote host" error. When I use the windows telnet client from the ...
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Open port for Microsoft SQL database connection from outside the Windows7 computer

My Firewall seems to be blocking the connection from anywhere to my local MS Sql Server on my Windows7 development machine. On Linux and Mysql I could telnet the database ports and it gives response ...
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PuTTY closes when opening SMTP over Telnet on certain server

I have PuTTY installed on Vista. When I set it to Telnet and put in a host name of SMTP2Go.com and port of 25 the window opens for a second not showing any text then closes. I also tried ports 2525, ...
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Can not use telnet localhost

I can't use command telnet localhost, always get this error : Connecting To localhost...Could not open connection to the host, on port 23: Connect failed Even I have all ports allow ...
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Is enabling telnet a security concern?

Why is it that Vista comes with telnet disabled? If i enable it, is it a potential risk? Also, in the list there is "telnet client" and "telnet server". I'm wondering what's the difference between ...
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Using telnet with an username and a password

I'm trying to use telnet to access http://stream.twitter.com/1/statuses/sample.json but when I connect to it I get a 401 Unauthorized error. Being able to specify username and password would allow me ...
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Start movie playback on asys O!Play over telnet

I hope this is the correct stackpage to ask this question. I have an asus oplay mediaplayer next to my tv which offers a telnet interface. Now i have built a nice app that indexes my media library ...
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Why does telnet report “login: -h for super-user only.”?

I am not able to telnet in to localhost . [root@localhost ~]# telnet localhost Trying 127.0.0.1... Connected to localhost.localdomain (127.0.0.1). Escape character is '^]'. Red Hat Enterprise Linux ...
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Telnet fails to run properly when run from daemon process

When I call telnet to connect to daytime server from interactive shell, it works fine. However, when the same telnet call is issued from a shell script run by cron or some bash daemon process, it ...
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Cron fails to run bash script

I have bash script #!/bin/sh DTFILE=/etc/daytime.addr DTPORT=13 DAYTIME_ERROR=/tmp/dtm.err function daytime_error(){ if [[ -z $1 ]] then exit 1 fi if [[ -e $DAYTIME_ERROR ]] ...
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How to log telnet traffic reliably?

We have a pbx system that we can telnet into over the LAN. We want to just dump the log of messages (calls) to a file. We use Hyperterminal which can capture the txt to a file, but I need to do this ...
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connect two computers together via a rs232 serial port

Wondering if anyone knows of a solution to connect with telnet/ssh through a rs232 serial port Edit: I am looking for a way to connect to computers together via a serial port. I want to be able to ...
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How to manually do a TCP handshake

Telnet can be used to manually do things that programs do automatically. When I connect to a server I noticed that it automatically does the 3-way handshake to establish a TCP connection. Can it be ...
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How to connect to `tcp://192.168.202.112:11053` by command line?

tcp://192.168.202.112:11053 I've ensured the service is on,but when telnet 192.168.202.112 11053,connection fails,why?
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How do I quit telnet in iTerm

The title says it all. Note that I'm using a non-US layout, Norwegian, so I can't create the ctrl+] combination. I've found the trick before, but can't find it.
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How to type non-printable ASCII characters in Mac OS X Terminal?

To communicate with a serial-type device over a telnet socket, I need to type the null character (ASCII 0) and all other non-printable ASCII characters. On Windows, you hold ALT and type the ASCII ...
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How to telnet into facebook chat

I was able to use facebook chat with an external application using the following information: First, find your Facebook username by going to http://www.facebook.com/your_user/. Next, Open ...