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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“No route to host” when i do a telnet in azure

I have two VM's in azure with different public IP's and whose private IP's are : 10.10.1.9 10.10.1.6 When i do a telnet with following command from the server 10.10.1.6, i get the a error: telnet ...
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Is it possible to access a Telnet server via SRV-Record?

I wanted to make a little telnet server using PHP as an addition to my website, which already looks like a terminal. I could create the telnet.example.com-subdomain, but that will take away the ...
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letsencrypt works www but not root domain (apache)

i'm trying to install letsencrypt on a server, both www and the root domains are hosted by the box. i can install with the www subdomain no problem, but not the root domain. here's the error i'm ...
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Telnet windows 2008 vs 2003

I have a mail server using powermta on a windows 2003 server (legacy). If I telnet into that server to test smtp connectivity, it works from other 2003 servers and from my dev machine running windows ...
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telnet “connection closed by foreign host” for some servers, not all

I started having issues connecting to our mail server on 1 server, but the others are able to connect without issue. telnet my.smtp.server 25 Trying 1.2.3.4... Connected to my.smtp.server. Escape ...
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Centos 7 network issue

I have a Centos 7 server behind a Dell sonicwall I have configured the sonicwall to allow certain services and this seems to work fine. However I can't telnet to some ports. I have added Wireshark to ...
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keyboard shortcut to quit 'telnet'

on Windows XP/server 2003 When telnet some remote host on a specified port, after connection established, sometimes press ctrl+] doesn't quit. Is there any command can quit instead of just close the ...
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Firewall configured to allow 25/tcp but still cannot telnet into server on that port [duplicate]

I've got postfix and dovecot running on ports 25, 110, 587, 465, 993, 995 for the usual mail protocols. I can telnet into all ports except port 25 which you can see below. Any ideas on what's going ...
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Check if port is open or closed on a Linux server?

How can I check if a port is listening on a Linux server?
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Mailslurper connection timeout after 6 seconds

I'm trying to setup mailslurper for email testing but I keep getting a connection timeout after 6 seconds whether using telnet or netcat. I have left the config as default and mailserver creates the ...
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Implementing OpenVPN dynamic challenge/response

The OpenVPN docs for the management system (ref) say that dynamic challenge/response "works by returning a specially formatted error message after initial successful authentication." In theory, this ...
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Mail subdomain not connecting to Windows Server Virtual SMTP via Telnet Client

I trying to set up subdomain (e.g mail.mydomain.com) for use with a virtual SMTP server running on windows server 2012 SP2. I’ve tried to telnet with the command ‘telnet mail.mydomain.com 25’ but it ...
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Telnet to new SMTP server port 25 times out

I just got Postfix 2.9.6 up and running on a Debian 7 Wheezy server and I can send and receive mail to the outside world but I'm unable to login to the SMTP server. I've tried telnet, first by ...
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Setup router iptables like VPN for single pc

I'm currently far away from my office for a family visit. One of the applications got frozen and needs a restart. The config files are set up to only accept logins from local ips. Only device I ...
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Cannot telnet to port from Azure VM

I have an Azure VM setup and I have a program that SSH's out from that VM to port 7022 on my supplier's server. Sometimes I am unable to connect to this port and this can last for up to 30 minutes or ...
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Cannot connect to smtp mail server [duplicate]

I have an installation of Postfix & Dovecot on a Centos 7 server. While being logged into the server via ssh I am able to use telnet and openssl to connect to localhost like openssl s_client ...
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Telnet: Unable to connect to remote host

Related Threads: SMTP server works, but telnet to port 25 does not Can't connect to SMTP server The problem I have a server running Debian 3.2.65-1 and i am having some problems to connect other ...
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xinetd service is up but not listening on port 23

I am trying to open a telnet connection from a Wheezy VM to a router in GNS3 but even though the ping is successful, I am unable to open a telnet connection from the VM to any of the routers. the ...
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Azure VM ping and telnet not working

I have an azure VM (resource manager) on the new portal running windows server 2012 r2 with HPC with a public IP, Currently i can login to the VM using a remote desktop client but i cannot ping myself ...
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Contacting DNS server via command line interface [closed]

So, we are on the DNS chapter in our class, and I was wondering if there's any way possible though which I can connect to a DNS server on port 53 via command line interface (i.e Telnet or netcat) like ...
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Can't connect to python server on LAN

So I have this python server which just returns the uppercase sentence which came as a input: from socket import * serverPort = 12000 serverSocket = socket(AF_INET, SOCK_DGRAM) ...
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Email server attack from telnet

My mail server having a problem on blocking some attacker that trying to telnet to our mailserver. but i'm not able to block it, ip will keep changing even we block by ip. seems like he is trying to ...
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How to forward UDP Wake-on-Lan port to broadcast IP with IPTABLES?

I'm trying to setup Wake-on-Lan for some of the LAN computers at home and it seems that I need to open a UDP port (7 or 9 being the most common) and forward all requests to the broadcast IP, which in ...
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How to check that an OpenVPN server is listening on a remote port without using OpenVPN client?

I need to check that an OpenVPN (UDP) server is up and accessible on a given host:port. I only have a plain Windows XP computer with no OpenVPN client (and no chance to install it) and no keys needed ...
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Telnet test pop3

I have problem with using POP3 to recieve e-mail from my VPS. In Mail app I'm getting message, that connection failed and I should check login and e-mail anyway, it's good. I try to check it via ...
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Windows Telnet Could Not Open Connection On Any Port, Connect Failed

Configuration: Host: Hyper-V Windows 2008 R2 Guest: Windows 2008 R2 No firewall, no antivirus Problem: After 5 or 6 days, the guest cannot make any TCP connection to outside, neither can do to ...
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Unable to access ReadyNAS 1100 via web admin portal and SSH [closed]

Device: ReadyNAS 1100 Model: RNR4000 Current firmware: RAIDiator 4.1.8 Latest firmware: RAIDiator 4.1.14 Purchased: December 2011 (3.9 years old) I am unable to access my ReadyNAS 1100 via the admin ...
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Allow console access to physical machines through telnet

We have a Super Micro server blade in our lab running a custom OS.The console of the OS can be accessed using the Super Micro web interface. A window gets created by running a .jnlp which needs to be ...
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Verify connectivity to a server on a UDP port

I want to know if a HP-UX machine can communicate to a remote machine (which I don't have control over) on a particular port using UDP. I tried telnet, but it doesn't look like it supports UDP. I ...
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Can I use HAProxy to load balance telnet connections?

We use HAProxy as load balancer for regular HTTP requests. I see no reference to telnet connections in the HAProxy configuration guide: HAProxy config guide. I was hoping to reuse HAProxy (or spin up ...
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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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IMAP Port 143 Not Functioning When Using Hostname?

I am setting up a Mail Server on Azure (Windows Virtual Machine) using HMail and its all working great apart from not being able to connect my Outlook on my home PC. I believe the issue is that when ...
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Sending commands to a set of session [closed]

In SecureCRT there is an option to send one command to all opened sessions (mainly for telnet/ssh connections). Does somebody familiar with some free program which can run on Windows that can do the ...
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Issue with executing net use command through telnet session

When executing net use command for mapping cifs share to windows drive. The drive is available only for that telnet session. But when i am doing it manually the drive is available permanent. ...
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How to determine if google public stun server is alive or usable? [closed]

I have seen a lot of of WebRTC client libraries using public STUN server like below: "stun.l.google.com:19302", "stun1.l.google.com:19302", "stun2.l.google.com:19302", ...
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Solaris 5.10 telnet connection closed by foreign host

I try to connect to a Solaris 5.10 server using telnet, but I only see: $ telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Trying xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx... Connected to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. Escape character is '^]'. Connection closed by ...
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Telnet: Unable to connect to remove host: Connection refused (Postfix - Ubuntu 14.04 VPS)

I have installed postfix following this tutorial but when I try to telnet mail.mydomain.com 110 (995,993,143 or 25) it throws the following error: Telnet: Unable to connect to remove host: Connection ...
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Windows Server Port forwarding SSH to Telnet for multiple users

I have multiple installations with a specialized database framework (Intersystems Caché) that contains its own Telnet server running on port 23. Although the product does run on Windows Server 2008, ...
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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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OpenVZ - SMTP - telnet - Connection timed out

I have problem with SMTP in my OpenVZ container. I've created OpenVZ container by Proxmox on dedicated server in OVH. This container will be as mail server. So I create on "mother-server" rules to ...
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“connection closed by foreign host” on one port but not another

server1 (suse linux) should be able to connect to server2 (redhat linux) on ports 4750 and 1080. when server1 connect to server2 (using telnet as a test) using 4750, the connection stays up and open. ...
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Telnet from Unix to Windows [closed]

I'm trying to telnet from a Unix (specifically, Mac OS X) laptop into a server running Windows Server 2008 R2, but am experiencing some issues. The connection is made successfully, but I can't ...
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Cyrus IMAP: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused

I'm working on setting up a Cyrus 2.2 IMAP server on Ubuntu Server 9.04. If I telnet from the server itself: # telnet localhost imap I get: * OK IMAP Cyrus IMAP4 v2.2.13-Debian-2.2.13-14ubuntu3 ...
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Can't connect with telnet from external ip

I have a postfix server running on a kimsufi VPS, i installed roundcube on it, and everything is ok. The problem is, when i try to connect from another server, i have a timeout : telnet whys.fr 25 ...
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Telnet Results in “Connection closed by foreign host”

I'm not a networking guy, so I apologize if my question is dumb. I have two Ubuntu machines setup on Amazon EC2. I need to "talk" from one to the other via port 9300. On my receiving machine, I ran ...
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Some machines in my network can't access a specific website

Something pretty bizarre is happening here. I'm try to access a website from some machines inside my network and I just can't, while other machines access it normally. The website is ...
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Postfix SASL SMTP

I am getting an issue when trying to send out email on 465 secure SMTP with a Postfix + Courier with MySQL virtual users. I am able to connect with IMAP secure and download, and I can also send mail ...
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How to restart Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch 9600

I need to restart/reboot an Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwith 9600. I cannot find the option to reboot the switch from the web interface. How else can I reboot the switch without pulling the power? I was able ...
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Telnet, Startech, and a Transmitter

I'm at a bit of a loss and will also preface by saying that I have very little experience working with Telnet. I have Startech Serial over IP 'webserver' setup, everything seems fine on this end. Next ...
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Telnet 3306 fails to connect to Amazon EC2

Ok, I know this has been asked a lot, but I've tried every advice I can find and I still can't telnet to my Amazon server on port 3306. Add iptables entry for accepting connections on port 3306: ...