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Telnet Basics

A tutorial on telnet for beginners. Explains what telnet is and how to use it.


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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-26 21:54:36


First of all what is telnet?Telnet is a protocol which is part of the TCP/IP suite. It is quite similar to the UNIX rlogin program. Telnet allows you to control a remote computer from your own one. It is terminal emulation software. In the old days harddrives were humonguous and expensive (i am talking waY back here) and there were no personal computers.    More detail...

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