A Unix command-line utility that facilitates simple two-way communications between a user and a server application listening on the specified port.

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Want to start few services automatically during system boot

I am using latest ubuntu version: Ubuntu 15.04 (GNU/Linux 3.16.0-36-generic x86_64) When i reboot my whole system, i need to restart telnet, nagios services manually. Would you please let me know ...
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Want to enable root direct login to telnet/ssh/ftp

I am pretty aware of security risks. But its been a burning need for me to enable root direct login with ssh/telnet/ftp ? Would you please share the procedure this? I have enabled direct root login, ...
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How to connect X3270 to IBM mainframe migrating from Reflection configs [closed]

The answer expected is not found/answered in the question: How do I connect to an IBM Mainframe?. DO NOT: Tell me how to set up or install x3270. Synaptics has already done that for me. Tell me ...
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Why I can't I telnet to a specific port?

the port 7778 is in listen, netstat -tulpn tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:7778 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 22776/java but I can't telnet that port from remote machine while I can telnet other ...
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IpProtocols firefox add-on with gnome-terminal and multiple tabs

I want to use Firefox with IpProtocols 0.2.3 to launch telnet sessions from browser. It is working well for me with xterm terminal emulator, but i wish to use multiple tabs. Now I try to use ...
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telnet://IP from Firefox and Chrome

I have a problem initiating telnet sessions (telnet://IP) from Firefox and Chrome. With Chrome I have the following problem: When I click the telnet link, appears the "External Protocol Request" ...
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Cannot able to connect to another host

After few self tests, I thought I'm having a telnet problem. So I am recreating a shorter version of this question I have two machines: cassandra is running on one machine using IP 172.17.1.XX. ...
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how to create admin account as a duplicate root account for telnet and disable root login over network?

I've been searching for the answer to this but all I find is "It doesn't work". I am a new, yes. I am still a student and i still learn about it. I am happy to break my OS and format it many times if ...
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Dovecot imap connection closed by remote host

I have setup postfix and dovecot on my ubuntu 14.04 on a digitalocean droplet. When I telnet to my localhost on imap, I get the output below, can anyone help me.. telnet 127.0.0.1 143 Trying ...
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Resizing a terminal session changes font size, not just the session window

I am making a TELNET connection to a server which resizes the terminal window from 80 to 132 wide then back and forth. Currently I just leave the font small enough so that when it resizes to 132 it ...
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Telnet Client doesn't open automatically in Google Chrome

Currently running Ubuntu 14.04.1 In Google Chrome, when I click a telnet link in the form telnet://m.n.o.p:port, Chrome asks to launch an application but the application never gets launched. (I am ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mozilla Firefox Telnet Error

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare Player with a bridged Adapter. I installed another VM in Ubuntu which can be accessed from Mozilla Firefox. The web page opens but when I click certain links in ...
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Looking for text BBS software

I would like to know if there are text-based, bulleting board system forum servers for Ubuntu. Which can be used via telnet or ssh. I was searching for this kind of software and came to this BBS ...
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Why are the colors different in vi at the console vs in a Windows telnet session

I noticed that when I use vi at the console, the code highlighting looks good and is nice and easy to read. When I edit the same file via a telnet session, the colors are all low-intensity and it's ...
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Telnet Server not starting

I am installing Ubuntu Server 13.10 and cant get telnet working on the server. I have installed both xinet.d & telnetd thru apt-get and restarted xinetd but nothing is started when I do a netstat ...
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Could not open connection to host (ubuntu server) on port 23, 5432, 3306

I have recently installed few packages for telnet, mysql and postgreSQL. I can access all these service locally on the ubuntu server but somehow I am not able to access these services from other ...
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Firebird - Connection Refused

Whenever I try to connect firebird on my Ubuntu 13.10 from my Window 7 computer I get an error message saying that the connection was refused. I'm trying to connect using IBExpert and Java. Java ...
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telnet to godaddy email server on ubuntu desktop [closed]

I'm on my home computer (ubuntu desktop). I am reading the documentations for the IMAP protocol. And I want to connect to my email host at imap.secureserver.net on port 993. Then I want to issue a few ...
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How to setup telnet to accept remote connections

I am using Ubuntu server 13.10 and I am trying to get my telnet to work. I am using a vpn service to test the remote connection. Connection: MBMacBook-Pro:~ mb: telnet telnet.mysite.com 666 Trying ...
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SSH and Telnet Connection refused

If I am trying to ssh or telnet to an Ubuntu Server, and both connections are rejected or refused! I can ping the server, firewall off. What are troubleshooting steps should I take? (I am far away ...
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Telnet session already in use, Unable to create session

I have created a telnet session and without exiting properly I closed terminal window. Now I am unable to connect again and can not make telnet session with appliance. I am getting following error ...
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How do I disable telnet on Ubuntu Server?

I installed Ubuntu server and I am learning to how secure it. One of the article I saw, was about telnet and how to disable it on CentOS Obviously, it does not work on Ubuntu, so How can I disable ...
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Remote Ubuntu 12.04 desktop cannot display X on local laptop

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 laptop and an Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I want to be able to open and see images, windows, and pdf files that are located on the desktop via remote access from my laptop. When I ...
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telnet: Name or service not known

When I accessed a remote host using telnet I got an error like this: root@nani-Inspiron-3520:/home/nani# telnet amsys@192.168.0.4 telnet: could not resolve amsys@192.168.0.4/telnet: Name or service ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - vsftpd problem. No connection. Connection refused

i have a problem with vsftpd server running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is the configuration: ubuntu Server address - 192.168.5.100 router address - 192.168.5.1 roger/# grep -v "#" /etc/vsftpd.conf ...
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Why can I telnet to localhost but not via I.P [closed]

I have just installed MythTV (backend and frontend) on my Linx Mint 15 machine. I can successfully watch live TV via the frontend. I can telnet from that machine: telnet localhost 6543 ifconfig ...
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Control Linux from Putty in Windows

Is it possible to control a Linux machine (EDIT: like a bash/sudo terminal line) from Putty (or other SSH/Telnet client) that's running off another machine and operating system? I have heard this ...
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Run script on remote machine via telnet (not SSH)

I need to somehow run a script which resides on a remote machine running Ubuntu. SSH or any other connection type that requires complex encryption is not possible. The client that will connect to the ...
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How do I setup multiple minicom / Cisco console server sessions without too much hassle?

I'm working on my CCNA and have 4 switches & 4 routers which make up my main lab. I bought two quad port USB to Serial (1 USB to 4 Serial) Adapters onto the ends of which I've attached 8 Serial ...
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Share Ubuntu between two computers and explore ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 using the full hard disk in my laptop and a WUBI Ubuntu 12.04 using 30 GB in my desktop. Now I want to explore the networking features of Ubuntu. Like telnet and ssh. CLI etc etc ...
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Applied maintenance to Ubuntu 12.04 (upgrade to kernel 3.2.0-39); after restart my desktop is not responding

After applying maintenance via Update Manager, my desktop freezes after a few seconds. There are two links on ubuntuforums that mentions this as well. Is there anything I can do to correct this ...
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How to get telnet to localhost working?

I'm working on a local dev setup that requires the use of telnet (playing with setting up a MUD server) so please no feedback suggesting I use SSH as a more secure alternative. However, though I've ...
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Error in using HTTP through Telnet on terminal

To access www.ietf.org/rfc.html, I entered the following commands: telnet www.ietf.org 80 > log get /rfc.html HTTP/1.1 Host: www.ietf.org While I was in the midst of typing the 3rd command, the ...
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Unable to connect to 127.0.0.1 using telnet

I have a new Ubuntu install where I am not able to connect to localhost or 127.0.0.1 or using my computer name. telnet localhost [tried all/no port numbers] returns telnet: Unable to connect ...
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Error message using telnet

I am installing postfix. I configured the main.cf with the local ip 127.0.0.1. I created a contact@localhost.fr in my bdd (phpmyadmin). But when I send an email using telnet, I put : rcpt to: and I ...
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Telnet escape character , norwegian keyboard

Here's me in gnome-terminal, using telnet. As it says "Escape character is '^]' I've no idea which keys to hit, CTRL ] , CTRL Å , CTRL ^ does nothing. This is the keyboard layout of Norwegian ...
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connection refused on localhost 25 (apache James)

I was looking at a similar question, but all that I gather is that it could be a problem with the OS and not James precisely: thufir@dur:~/apache-james-3.0-beta4$ ...
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Telnet output file DOES NOT WORK Correctly UNDER Crontab

I'm using the Ubuntu 10.04.4LTS, and have Ganglia installed in my computer. I used to get the Gmetad data by typing: telnet localhost 8651 > /test/test.txt or made a .sh file to run it. After ...
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Ougoing telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused

I am trying to telnet from Ubuntu server (running Maverick) on ec2 to another machine I have set up not on ec2 - we'll call it "server-x". Server-x is running an imap server and I am trying to test ...
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Cannot connect to local webserver

I can no longer connect to my local webserver With telnet. I get the message: "telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: No route to host", it used to work perfectly and i have not made any changes to ...
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How do I prevent telnet from timing out?

Is there a way to disable a telnet session from my desktop to a server from timing out, ever. This should be done from the client if at all possible.
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How can I connect to the recovery console of a remote server?

So, my Ubuntu server's hard drive went into emergency read-only mode while I was in an SSH session. Thankfully, I was able to connect with SFTP and grabbed a few critical files, although, stupidly, it ...
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telnet refusing traffic on arbitrary port over network in 11.10

I have written a python script to listen on port 2626 and executed the script. proof that localhost is listening tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:2626 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN I can ...
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Can not telnet to 25 port

I can not connect any mail server using telnet through 25 port. I can connect with any web-server using 80 port.So i searched for my open port sudo nmap -sS -p 20-2550 localhost It shows: Nmap ...
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Why can't I telnet to MySQL?

When trying to connect to mysql server via telnet I am getting following error: telnet localhost 3306 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection timed out ...