Telnet Protocol

A number of breakthroughs that contributed to the development of e-mail, file transfer, and remote file access were developed during the early days of the IT industry. One such “ancient” application is the Telecommunications Network (Telnet) protocol, initially developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agent (ARPA), which was established in 1956 by the US Department of Defense (DOD) to conduct scientific and technological research. ARPA established a link between four computers located in four different universities across America, thereby creating a primitive network called the ARPAnet. This primitive network, linking computers in the University of Utah, the Stanford Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, ...

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