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

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Save me from gibberish 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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What is the difference between these two ways of telneting

I'm trying to check to see if a port is open on something. If I telnet licensemanager.domain.edu 25734 then I get a black screen waiting for input (blinking cursor) but if I telnet and then o ...
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Telnet won't run from cmd prompt in windows 7

Edit:I am running windows 7, 64 bits. I have Telnet Client installed, and if I go to c:\windows\system32 i do find the file "telnet.exe"; if I click it, telnet runs perfectly. However, if I type ...
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Cannot send email - Cannot connect to email servers using Telnet - What next?

Desktop PC running Windows 8 and Outlook 2007, internet connection via DSL. For over a week now I cannot send any email (from any of various accounts), and cannot receive email if trying to use SSL ...
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Automate windows mouse actions on desktop from a remote script

I have an application which is proprietary, has an incredibly ugly GUI, and is the only way to process files that I need processed. I want to automate this application which has no scriptable ...
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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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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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Does closure of Terminal stop remote script execution?

I have NAS (running Linux) and Macbook. What if I start the OSX Terminal application, connect to my NAS thru telnet and execute there some script: python myscript.py > log.txt Will it continue ...
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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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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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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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redirect stdin/stdout of a program to another telnet connection stdin/stdout

I have read the following good article [http://bradconte.com/redirect-input-output-for-existing-process-on-linux][1] Which explains how to redirect program stdin/stdout using pipe. I would like to ask ...
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How to change the default port number for Telnet in CentOS 7?

I need to enable Telnet in a port number other than 23. I installed use telnet through following procedure. systemctl enable telnet.socket systemctl start telnet.socket I tried some procedure to ...
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How to save console output still showing it

I need to troubleshoot a telnet session and send save it's results to another person. When I use redirection I save the contents of my session, but I'm not able to see it on console. How to pipe ...
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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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How do i get the busybox console for Netgear JNR1010 router?

I have a Netgear JNR1010 router, and need to write some script for rebooting, etc.. how do i get the busybox console for Netgear JNR1010 router?
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Can telnet be used with any application level text protocol based on TCP/IP?

Can telnet be used with any application level text protocol like http or smtp?
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I want to automate rebooting most or all of the major routers remotely, will provide software to everyone for free [closed]

Does anyone know if we can use a tool or a method to remotely restart the router? Or even remotely restart the internet connection of the router? I know we can telnet into the router, but each router ...
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How do I copy data from a Ubuntu server using terminal by telnet?

I have one folder to copy that consists of PHP and similar files for creating a web site. How do I copy one folder from the server (Linux Ubuntu) to the client PC (Linux Ubuntu) using terminal? Could ...
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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' is not recognized as an internal or external command,operable program or batch file

I'm working on an InfoSec exercise, specifically sending emails in cmd that makes use of telnet. Unfortunately, I can't start it. I'm receiving the "'telnet' is not recognized as an internal or ...
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Telnet cannot connect to localhost on port 23

I am using bat file assigned with vbs script to change router configuration every 15 minutes through the day through telnet commands. It works as supposed for a while then it shows this message "Could ...
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Using telnet on windows 7.. can't connect on a specific port

Sorry if my question is stupid, but I'm trying to connect to myself using telnet, and i'm having some issues. I'm using a windows rat(Not an illegal one), it's an exe file that listens on port 24328 ...
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Telnet won't work on Windows 8.1

I'm using Windows 8.1 64bit. I know how enable Telnet-Client on Windows 8.1. But when I type in : telnet microsoft.com 80 nothing happens! Any ideas would be appreciated.
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Change DNS On Pace V2500 Router

I'm trying to change the DNS settings on my Pace V2500 router. There are no settings options within the admin interface so I will have to use telnet to make the changes. I cannot change the DNS per ...
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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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telnet on Windows 8: even after installing still an unknown command

I installed telnet by going to -> Control Panel -> Turn Windows Features on/off -> checked "Telnet Client" Reopened a cmd window. Still the same result: 'telnet' is not recognized as an ...
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Netgear wnr2000v3 Router accepts Telnet connection but sends no data

A port scan of my Netgear wnr2000v3 Home Router reveals that TCP port 23 is open and running telnet as a service. When i try to connect to the router using Telnet (Windows built in client) the cursor ...
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Are there any SSH / Telnet clients for Windows that support tabs? [closed]

I currently use putty for SSH and Telnet on Windows. But the lack of tab support in Putty makes it difficult for me to keep multiple windows open at once (up 10 at a time). Does anyone know anything ...
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A decent remote shell from UNIX to Windows? [closed]

I'm on Linux and develop on a Windows 7 box virtualized via VirtualBox. My usual way of developing consists in editing source files from Linux via nautilus/SMB (smb://192.168.1.4/...) then when I'm ...
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Configuring PuTTY for Windows 8 cmd shell prompt

Is there some recommended configuration / settings of PuTTY for Telnet connecting on Windows 8 shell/Telnet. I ask this because in default conf of PuTTY cursor behavior is little strange. e.g. with ...
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Ping/nslookup working but telnet/browser fails

Having a problem on several systems. Ping, nslookup and tracert all work as expected but the browser and other applications including telnet are unable to get any internet access. The problem is not ...
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How to login via telnet to a LAN PC?

I am trying to login to my friends PC. We both are using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I told her to install telnet by typing the commands sudo apt-get install telnetd and sudo /etc/init.d/openbsd-inetd restart . ...
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Regarding 530 5.7.1 Client was not authenticated Error

I am developing an application which will send email to an address which is in our own domain. For testing purpose I tried to send an email via CMD. I can telnet to the mail server on port 25 ...
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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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Zyxel: How to setup WLAN via telnet (console)

I have a new Zyxel sbg3300 vDSL Modem and now I want to setup my WLAN. At the step where I have to fill in a password/key, a error-message shows me that it is not allowed to use additional characters ...
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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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Telnet: Could not open connection to the host on port 23 : connect failed

I've Googled it a lot and checked it on many forums, but still haven't been able to solve it. When I do a telnet from a Windows system 192.18.212.169 to an RHEL system on 192.18.212.124 I get the ...
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telnet - is there a maximum line limit?

I am working on several servers that use HTTP for transport of commands. What I have encountered is that some of the commands I am trying to issue by hand are very long GETs, several lines, and that ...
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Cannot connect to tomcat on 8084

Tomcat seems to be running, but the browser cannot connect to it. Here is the netstat output. UC180375@UC180375-TPD-A /cygdrive/c/Programs/PortQryV2 $ tasklist | grep java.exe java.exe ...
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Telnet - Connection refused when using hostname, connects fine with IP

I'm trying to connect to a telnet server from a windows 7 machine. The telnet server has an IP 123.4.5.6 and a hostname of myserver Running telnet 123.4.5.6 8080 works fine However when I try to use ...
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Using Telnet: Port number

With using telnet I used port 25. Example: telnet x.x.x.x 25 I had another server today that used port 23 instead. For the future, how would one easily know which port to use? Does this port ever ...
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How can I get telnet to auto login to this piece of equipment?

where I work we login to a piece of equipment that has an unusual login prompt that I am not able to get Putty to recognize. Well more specifically I am using KiTTY. The login prompt is a ASCII box ...
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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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telnet fails to connect: Connection closed by foreign host

I try to connect to localhost with telnet: % telnet localhost 6311 This connection succeed, but when I connect by external IP of my computer, connection fails: % telnet x.x.x.x 6311 Trying ...
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Postfix Relay Access Denied When Sending To Gmail With Telnet

I have postfix and dovecot setup to deal with mail for my domain. imap appears to work ok when reading local mail but when i try to send an email using telnet with localhost and the smtp port it gives ...
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Redhat linux terminal garbage output when using telnet

I am using redhat-linux terminal to connect to a router device by means of 'telnet'. While the device boots, the characters are getting printed in garbage manner which is as follows, In terminal, ...
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Telnet 555 5.5.2 Syntax error. b42si7464989qgd.93 - gsmtp

I'm trying to do email spoofing in cmd in telnet but failed to do so. I entered C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>telnet alt3.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com 25 Then it brought me here 220 ...
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Giving a switch an IP Address so I can telnet into it

Right, so I've just reloaded my switch resetting the to complete default configuration. It's a Cisco Catalyst 3560. What I am trying to achieve is this: Giving the switch an IP Address, then telnet to ...
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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 ...