telnet

User interface to TELNET

TLDR

Telnet to the default port of a host

>_ telnet [host]
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Telnet to a specific port of a host

>_ telnet [ip_address] [port]
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Exit a telnet session

>_ quit
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Emit the default escape character combination for terminating the session

>_ Ctrl + ]
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Start telnet with "x" as the session termination character

>_ telnet -e [x] [ip_address] [port]
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SYNOPSIS

telnet [ OPTION ...][ HOST [ PORT ]]

DESCRIPTION

Login to remote system HOST (optionally, on service port PORT)

General options:

-4 , --ipv4 use only IPv4

-6 , --ipv6 use only IPv6

-8 , --binary use an 8 -bit data transmission

-a , --login attempt automatic login

-c , --no -rc do not read the user's .telnetrc file

-d , --debug turn on debugging

-e , --escape = CHAR use CHAR as an escape character

-E , --no -escape use no escape character

-K , --no -login do not automatically login to the remote system

-l , --user = USER attempt automatic login as USER

-L , --binary -output use an 8 -bit data transmission for output only

-n , --trace = FILE record trace information into FILE

-r , --rlogin use a user -interface similar to rlogin

-?, --help give this help list

--usage give a short usage message

-V , --version print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug -inetutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

telnetd(1) The full documentation for telnet is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and telnet programs are properly installed at your site, the command info telnet should give you access to the complete manual.

AUTHOR

Written by many authors.

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