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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

       -b, --bind=ADDRESS
              bind to specific local ADDRESS

       -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 (C) 2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <https://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.



GNU inetutils 2.1                  July 2021                         telnet(1)

inetutils 2.1 - Generated Sun Jul 25 09:22:50 CDT 2021
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