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

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Use telnet with wireless Internet connection

Is it possible to use telnet to connect to remote computers/hosts using only a WiFi connection and no direct connection to the modem except through the router?
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How to use “edit” command via telnet

I use telnet to connect my client, and try to edit a file. But I find that I can't edit it. I can't even use "Alt" key to control the application. How can I solve this problem? (I can't install any ...
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Is it possible to shutdown a remote computer running Windows 7 via Telnet?

I've successfully connected to my Windows 7 desktop over wifi via Telnet from an XP Home netbook. To login, I use the following command: telnet -l "win7desktop\win7user" win7desktop win7user in ...
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How to generate UDP packet

I want to generate UDP packet to test a program, something equivalent to using telnet to test TCP port (Can telnet generate UDP packet?) How can I do this?
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Localhost & local IP 80 port not working - connection failed in client PC

While giving telnet command for localhost & local IP 80 port not working and connection failed in client PC. In the same pc I am able to connect outside server ( where our system's application ...
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Lightweight tool for viewing raw HTTP messages?

I'm investigating differences in behaviour between a couple of Web servers. I need to see raw response data from the servers (i.e. before the response is de-chunked if it has ...
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Why isn't Telnet enabled by default in Windows 7?

When I pinged my mailserver from the command prompt using: telnet mail.mydomain.com 25 I got the error Telnet is not a recognized command. I looked for a workaround and then found that Telnet was ...
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How to configure a command to run on login, but only if through telnet

I want to run a command every time I log in to my Ubuntu box, but only if I'm connecting through telnet, not if I'm logging in at the console.
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Telnet blocked on windows 2003,how to find the root cause and unblock?

I've already shut down the firewall. Is there a way to check what is actually blocking telnet?
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Thompson Speed-touch DSL modem/DHCP/DNS

Can anyone tell me where an in depth manual is for the Thompson Speedtouch telnet administration? It would be very helpful if I had one.
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How to send a mail by communicating directly with an SMTP server in telnet?

How to communicate with an SMTP server with telnet, in order to send a mail? telnet smtp.something.somewhere 53 Trying 10.xxx.xxx.xxx... Connected to smtp.something.somewhere. Escape character ...
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Does there exist a telnet-like for SSL connections?

are there any telnet-like tool that can manually debug a https connection byte by byte?
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Telnet is not working in Windows XP

Whenever I type the command "telnet" in Windows XP command prompt, I get the output as: 'Telnet' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file I've already ...
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Equivalent of 'ps' for Windows CE?

What is the equivalent of 'ps' (that is, a command which shows the running process list) command in Linux, for Windows CE (whose command-line, I'm accessing through telnet)?
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Can I abort telnet while it is still trying to connect?

At times I find myself telnetting from Windows XP to another server and that I state a wrong port number such as c:\> telnet xxxxx.yy pp After hitting Enter, I realize that I entered the wrong ...
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Enable remote management on the Zyxel NBG-460N through the telnet utility

I was going through the remote management settings on my Zyxel NBG-460N router, making sure they were not available through the WAN port, when I stupidly without thinking disabled the WWW remote ...
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Why do my telnet commands fail for tinyurl.com?

I can send telnet command to google.com but not to tinyurl.com On windows telnet I typed the following: set localecho set crlf o tinyurl.com 80 It returns 400-bad request, why? I know I should ...
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Is there a way to download through telnet

I am transfering colleges and I have a lot of files from the first college that I would like to keep. The files are are on a Sun server which I can only access using telnet. Is there a way to download ...
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/usr/bin/reset disables backspace

Following this question, running /usr/bin/reset destroys my backspace functionality. What can I do? After pressing backspace I get ^?
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Save me from gibbrerish terminal

While logged in to a remote ssh session, sometimes I do cat to the wrong file (a binary or a diretory) and the display converts to gibberish. The only way out is to close the terminal and open a new ...
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Can the Windows Telnet client be scripted?

Is it possible to use the Windows Telnet client to run a series of commands in a script? If not are there any alternatives that can be?