Telnet is a protocol for bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication with remote hosts via virtual terminals. It is defined in [RFC 854](http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc854). Telnet provides no inherent security and so is becoming less commonly supported. On modern UNIX-like systems it ...

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Running a shell script for certain user who logs in with SSH

First time here and posting just because I can't seem to find the answer to this, or whether is this even possible. The problem I'm having is that I want to create a script that will be run ...
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telnet on port 1433 not working

telnet some_ip 1433 On Windows 7 this line doesn't work. It says it cannot establish connection. I'm 100% percent sure that the server has this port open. For a friend of mine this line works. I ...
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Unable to do telnet on websocket server

My websocket server is running on port 9000 on an ec2 instance. It's working perfectly when accessed through a browser. But I am unable to do telnet to it. I did telnet ec2.x.y.z.com 9000 and the ...
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Sendmail still displays through telnet even though I'm using Postfix [closed]

I recently installed and configured Postfix, and removed every aspect of Sendmail that I could from my Debian x86 system. telnet localhost 25 ...still returns that I'm using Sendmail. I've ...
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“Access is denied”, only when trying to run script over telnet

I have a batch script that restarts a Windows Service with: Net stop <servicename> Net start <servicename> I got around having to manually run it as Admin by creating a shortcut to it ...
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Logging into mail server works through telnet but fails though imap(s) (Dovecot+MySQL)

I have followed the ISPMail tutorial on how to set up a Debian mail server. I can log into the dovecot server through telnet like this: [root@{hostname}: /home/{user}]# telnet {hostname}.{TLD} 143 ...
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“No route to host” with ssl but not with telnet

I have a strange problem with connecting to a https site from one of my servers. When I type: telnet puppet 8140 I am presented with a standard telnet console and can talk to the Server as ...
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What are the reasons for using telnet command?

I SSH into root and noticed the previous user used this command: telnet randomdomain.com 25 From what I gathered it is connecting to another server? But that domain doesn't have anything to do with ...
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Netstat shows Time_Wait in MySQL Master to master replication

During my master to master replication, I got a problem on telnet. After fixing it also my replication on both side doesn't work. Master 2 replicates all the database of Master 1 but Master 1 is ...
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Telnet return unrecognized command

Maybe someone could explain how to use Telnet to test Virtual SMTP Server on another machine with Windows 2008? I have tried command below and get unrecognized command error. (The actual server ...
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How does one make a telnet server? [closed]

I'm looking into making a Telnet server so I can remotely enter commands on my computer (Windows 7). How would I go about doing this?
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How to enable telnet with port 3306 during Master to master replication on MySQL Server

I am trying to do Master to Master Replication in Windows Server 2008. I am successfully able to replicate all the database of Master 1 to Master 2. But I am unable to replicate the changes made on ...
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I cannot telnet www.google.com 80 on my centos, why?

On my centos I have a problem. I cannot: [root@server]# telnet www.google.com 80 telnet: www.google.com: Name or service not known www.google.com: Unknown server error [root@server]# However I ...
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Monitoring memcached with plink

I need a telnet client that can take commands from a file or stdin so I can do some quick-and-dirty automatic monitoring of memcached. I thought plink would be good for this, but it seems to be doing ...
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How to kill a telnet client with rlwrap since ^] does not work? [closed]

When I use telnet with rlwrap it looks like there is no way to kill the client. Am I missing something here or I really have to kill the process with the kill command?
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Confusion over terminology SSH, Shell, Terminal, Command Prompt and Telnet

I don't usually use SSH if I can get away with it, but if I have to I do of course, and I've seemingly done this for years while still managing to remain slightly confused about these different terms ...
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Thunderbird 15.0.1 cannot use Exchange 2003 SMTP

I'm having the strangest time getting a Thunderbird email client to connect to my Exchange 2003 server. I got the incoming IMAP account set up no problem, and I can receive mail. However sending mail ...
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postfix: Temporary lookup failure for FQDN

I'm using the FQDN of dur.bounceme.net which I want to resolve(?) to localhost. That is, I want mail to user@dur.bounceme.net to get delivered to user@localhost. I've tried following the Ubuntu ...
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How To Change Telnet username and password using SNMP

We have a Siemens h1000 dslam. We forgot the username and password but i think we can do all activity with snmp My question is How we can reset telnet username and password using SNMP? Edited-> I ...
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Forward local port to remote host telnet port

I'm trying to forward a local port to a remote telnet host. Something like this. MyHost -----> |2222 Proxy |------> |23 Destination | MyHost: I'm on a Windows PC. Proxy: Is a linux box which I ...
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Telnet scripting server [closed]

I know this is old question, but I cant find anything on google. Is there any good software for centrally scripting telnet and ssh? Basically the following components: Telnet/SSH client, GUI, Server ...
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Telnet does not give a response

Some wireless access points are acting a little weird, so I want to reboot them every couple of hours. Luckily there exists a security flaw which lets me login as root through telnet when using port ...
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Connections to host are sporadically successful with mysql_connect() and telnet, but I can always ping the host successfully?

When I try to connect to a host on my LAN with mysql_connect();, the connections succeed some of the time and fail at other times. I can always ping the MySQL server successfully, but when I try to ...
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Bind telnetd to specific IP on AIX 5.3?

Is it possible to bind telnetd to a specific IP on AIX 5.3? I know telnet is evil. Unfortunately, we have to have it listening on one interface for a specific application, but I want to make sure ...
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Can't connect to SMTP server

I have trouble connecting to an SMTP server from my PC. I use Debian sid. telnet mail.example.com 25 Trying 12.23.34.45... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection timed out While from ...
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“Not all privileges or groups referenced are assigned to the caller.” when connecting to Windows 7 Telnet

I'm trying to configure telnet server in windows 7. When I try make a telnet connection from another machine within the LAN, and I log in with the username and password of a administrator account, I ...
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telnet server not executing commands

I am connected in a telnet session in linux environment, but when I type commands and press enter, nothing happens. The TCP connection is in established state and when I checked the packets, the ...
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Dovecot problems downloading mails

When I run telnet localhost imap2 both from localhost, using IP from external, mutt -f imaps://lasse@"mydomain"@localhost and using webmail, I can view my messages. But If I run mutt -f ...
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what is the default username / password of telnet?

I have installed Telnet server on my CentOs Server. and set disable = noa in xinted.d folder and reset xinted. so telnet is started. When I telnet to server,it will get login and password but I ...
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how to check connectivity to server by windows tools?

I need to check if client can connect to server on specific TCP port. Server is listening on it. Tried "telnet server_IP port" but telnet is stuck when I see that it's connected to the server. Seems ...
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How to telnet a computer name?

I have a computer in the network with computer name: XP-201112453 Without knowing the IP, how can I telnet to access this computer? I tried: telnet XP-201112453 but terminal gives me "nodename nor ...
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Automate hop by hop telnet to Cisco router

I need to automate telnet to a Cisco router and get a "show version" result. The problem is, I need to first to telnet to A, from there telnet to B and then only be able to telnet to the Cisco router. ...
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How to quit QEMU monitor?

I launched KVM VM with this command: kvm /kvm/hdd/v1/v1-1.raw -m 512 -daemonize -smp 2 -nographic -net nic,model=virtio,macaddr=aa:aa:aa:aa:aa:01 -net tap,ifname=tap0 -monitor ...
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Can't connect to port 25 from all computers [closed]

I installed hMailServer on Windows Server 2003 and somehow I can't connect to SMTP 25 port from all computers. When I run the following command, it connects successfully on some clients, but on others ...
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IIS7.5 non-http port routing

I am trying to use IIS7.5 as a way to route to vnc on different servers or virtual servers. I cant get http to work but not non-http protocols like VNC, telnet, etc. Is there a way to do that? ...
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Windows Server 2008 without telnet client - how to test connecting to remote ports without installing anything new?

I'm looking to see if anyone knows of slick tricks to test connections to remote server ports from Windows server 2008 and variants that don't include the telnet client installed by default. Reason ...
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Unable to connect to remote host: Connection timed out when trying to telnet to MySQL?

When trying to connect to mysql server via telnet I am getting following error: telnet localhost 3306 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection timed out ...
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Why am I unable to telnet to a local port that has a listening service?

I suspect this is either a very simple question, or a very complex one. I have a headless server running ubuntu 10.04 that I can ssh into. I have full root access to the system. I am trying to set up ...
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something like telnet, but “listen on”, not “connect to”

With the telnet program one can connect to any TCP port on any host, but is there a way to listen on some port on current host? i.e. 1) on host a: telnet listen 12345 2) on host b: telnet host_a ...
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Linux restrict a telnet and rs323 user to only run a few programs

I have an embeded linux video server that I just finished. One of the features is that I have a telnet server as well as getty bound to an rs232 port which a user can log into to call a few programs ...
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Netcat to automate SpeedTouch administration

I figured out how to enable/disable my wireless connection with telnet, but I want to automate it. I read telnet is not suitable for this, and one should use netcat instead. This is what I have: nc ...
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Why can't I exit an SMTP dialog by entering a dot? [closed]

I've just started to set up an SMTP server on one of my test boxes. Postfix is installed and running, however, when I try to end a message it just does not work. All the documentation I've seen says ...
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How can i enable telnet on ubuntu 10.4

I am trying to telnet from host 10.0.1.91 (centos) to host 10.0.11.162 (ubuntu). When I try to connect to the Ubuntu host, I get: telnet 10.0.11.162 4949 Trying 10.0.11.162... Connected to a.b.c ...
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How do I restore (xterm|gnome-terminal) wrapping after telnet to HP equipment has messed it up?

I telnet to an HP switch from my (xterm|gnome-terminal). Exit telnet. That breaks the behaviour of the terminal. (If you don't have a HP switch to telnet to, one can cat this file in a terminal ...
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How to customize telnet login prompt on linux

When I run login command on debian, I get: hostname login: _ on RHEL5, Solaris or HP-UX I get: login: _ I need to be able to customize login: and password: prompts it on a Linux box. I can ...
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Telnet exit status are equal for connection refused and connection tiemout

I create a bash script that check the connection to an host with telnet. That's the core code: telnet $X 2404 < $TEST &>/dev/null if [ $? -ne 0 ] ; then echo -n "$X " >> $LOG_FILE ...
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Change port from ipv6 address to ipv4 address

I have setup a service on my server which has opened a port (ie, 40000) but its foreign address is :::* which is a wildcard ipv6 address (I think) When I run telnet localhost 40000 on the server the ...
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How can I determine which users are authenticating via ftp or telnet?

I've inherited a system that has both telnet and ftp enabled. As both these send passwords in cleartext I want to disable them. But many users have never changed their ways to use sftp or ssh. And ...
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Why does telnet send a RSET when I control-c while connecting?

Solaris 10 using snoop to capture packets. When I telnet to an unused IP address, and wait for the connection attempt to time out, everything behaves as expected (SYNs sent several times until ...
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Cannot connect from Linux to SQL Server through a firewall

I need to connect from a Debian GNU/Linux webserver to an SQL Server database which is hosted on a Windows machine within an organization's local network. The person in charge of the database server ...