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TELNET(1) User Commands TELNET(1)

NAME

telnet - User interface to TELNET

SYNOPSIS

telnet [ OPTION...] [HOST [PORT]]

DESCRIPTION

Login to remote system HOST (optionally, on service port PORT)
General options:
-4, --ipv4
use only IPv4
-6, --ipv6
use only IPv6
-8, --binary
use an 8-bit data transmission
-a, --login
attempt automatic login
-c, --no-rc
do not read the user's .telnetrc file
-d, --debug
turn on debugging
-e, --escape=CHAR
use CHAR as an escape character
-E, --no-escape
use no escape character
-K, --no-login
do not automatically login to the remote system
-l, --user=USER
attempt automatic login as USER
-L, --binary-output
use an 8-bit data transmission for output only
-n, --trace=FILE
record trace information into FILE
-r, --rlogin
use a user-interface similar to rlogin
-?, --help
give this help list
--usage
give a short usage message
-V, --version
print program version
Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

AUTHOR

Written by many authors.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-inetutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
 
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

telnetd(1)
The full documentation for telnet is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and telnet programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info telnet
should give you access to the complete manual.
May 2015 GNU inetutils 1.9.2.67-d7a1