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
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
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 user’s
Turn on socket-level debugging.
telnet escape character to
escape_char is omitted, there will be no predefined escape
Attempt to get tickets for remote host; query
krb_realmofhost to determine realm.
When connecting to remote system, and if remote system understands
the remote system as the value for variable
rlogin. The default escape character is a
~); an escape character followed by a dot
telnet to disconnect from the remote host;
^Z instead of a dot suspends
telnet; and a
] (the default
telnet escape character) generates a normal
telnet prompt. These ...