Configure telnet

  • Published on Feb 7 2007
  • # 12
  • *nix

Install and configure telnet on fresh Debian install

Install (download) telnet

Install telnet with the apt-get utility as shown below:

$ apt-get install telnetd

Configure telnet

Upon install the telnet server is enabled

$ cat /etc/inetd.conf

To start telnet server issue command below.

$ /usr/sbin/in.telnetd
$ netstat -a | grep telnet

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