telnet client

elko elko at
Wed Oct 31 06:59:06 PST 2001

On Wednesday 31 October 2001 12:34, Chris Jensen wrote:
> > > ssh
> >
> > Not necessarily what's wanted. By all means, use ssh for remote
> > shell logins. But the telnet program is also very handy for
> > emulating a lot of net protocols (esp. http) because it can send and
> > receive plain text on any port. We use it at work for this purpose,
> > to verify whether various daemons are running correctly.
> You hit the nail right on the head. I already have ssh installed for
> remote login to all my machines, but I'm trying to configure and use
> vls from videoloan, and as it's still very early in development, the
> only interface available so far is telnet.

every tried netcat (nc) ?
it also has a telnet-negotiation option and is handy for
many more network-related tasks.

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