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    whats tellnet

    can you tell me what we use tellnet for and some basic codes for tellnet as i am new to this

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    Re: whats tellnet

    Telnet, from Wikipedia:

    TELNET (TELetype NETwork) is a network protocol used on the Internet or local area network (LAN) connections. It was developed in 1969 and standardized as IETF STD 8, one of the first Internet standards. It has limitations that are considered to be security risks.

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    Re: whats tellnet

    It also sucks from a security standpoint. There should be no situation where you can use telnet that you can't use SSH instead.

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    Re: whats tellnet

    A lot of embedded devices such as switches, routers, wireless access points and network-capable printers support telnet.

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    Re: whats tellnet

    Lots of devices use it. I do not.

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    Re: whats tellnet

    I have a feeling callumtuckey's next question will be....

    'Whats a computer & how do I use it ?' ;-)

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    Re: whats tellnet

    Or "I want to be a l33t hax0r and break into Gatt's system. How do I do it?"

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    Re: whats tellnet

    Quote Originally Posted by Midget
    Or "I want to be a l33t hax0r and break into Gatt's system. How do I do it?"

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    Re: whats tellnet

    can you ssh onto a smtp server?

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    Re: whats tellnet

    Quote Originally Posted by mattx
    I have a feeling callumtuckey's next question will be....
    not funny mattx :x
    'Whats a computer & how do I use it ?' ;-)

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    Re: whats tellnet

    Thread locked.

    Let us leave this for the time being please.

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