telnet [options] [host [port ]]
Accesses remote systems.
telnet is the user
interface that communicates with another host using the Telnet
telnet is invoked without
host, it enters command mode, indicated by its
telnet>, and accepts and executes the
commands listed after the following options. If invoked with
telnet performs an
open command (shown in the following list) with
those arguments. host indicates the
host’s official name. port
indicates a port number (default is the Telnet port).
Automatic login into the remote system.
Used to connect to an alias setup by
ifconfig or another interface as the local address
to bind to.
telnet not to use a users
Turn on socket-level debugging.
telnet escape character to
escape_char. If escape_char
is omitted, there will be no predefined escape character.
Attempt to get tickets for remote host; query
krb_realmofhost to determine realm.
When connecting to remote system, and if remote system understands ENVIRON, send user to the remote system as the value for variable USER.
Open tracefile for recording the trace information.
rlogin. The default escape character is a
tilde (~); an escape character followed by a dot causes
telnet to disconnect from the remote host; a
^Z instead of a dot suspends
telnet; and a
] (the default
telnet escape character) generates a normal