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Telnet Technical Reference

Updated: March 29, 2010

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, and Windows Server® 2008 include Telnet Client and Telnet Server components. By using Telnet Client and Telnet Server, you can run command-line programs, shell commands, and scripts in a remote command console session just as though you were locally logged on to the remote host.

This article describes the functions that Telnet performs, and how Telnet servers and clients interact. It also provides a command-line reference for Telnet.

In this guide

Acknowledgments

Produced by: Microsoft Windows Server User Assistance team

Project Writer: Dave Bishop, L. Joan Devraun

Project Editor: Scott Somohano

Technical Reviewers: Jeff Gollnick, Shanmugam Kulandaivel, Shamit Patel

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