Whats your favorite Telnet program?

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  1. Omegachi

    Omegachi Diamond Member

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    Whats your favorite Telnet program and why?
     
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  3. KarVi

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    Putty.

    Because its simple ,easy to use, but still very versatile and with many configuration options.
     
  4. ScottMac

    ScottMac Moderator<br>Networking<br>Elite member

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    SecureCRT (www.vandyke.com) it's not free, but it's not too expensive, it does SSH, Telnet, and serial console. Plenty of options for emulation, scripting, it always works...there's nothing about the program I don't like. I've been using it for years.

    If you're sure you don't need SSH, then they have a version called "CRT" that is just Telnet and serial port.

    Good Luck

    Scott
     
  5. KB

    KB Diamond Member

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    telnet.exe because it comes with windows. Since telnet is command line based to begin with, your telnet program doesn't need a GUI.
     
  6. Nothinman

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    PuTTy right now because it's a simple SSH client.

    Does SecureCRT do X tunneling via SSH?

    telnet.exe because it comes with windows. Since telnet is command line based to begin with, your telnet program doesn't need a GUI.

    it's there but it's terrible, have you ever tried using an ncurses app or vi in it?
     
  7. Omegachi

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    telnet.exe because it comes with windows. Since telnet is command line based to begin with, your telnet program doesn't need a GUI.

    i know....that things sucks, especially in VI.
     
  8. ScottMac

    ScottMac Moderator<br>Networking<br>Elite member

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    Yeah, SecureCRT does SSH tunneling....it's apparently part of the whole SSH thing. I've never seen an SSH-capable program that DOESN"T do tunneling (doesn't mean it hasn't happened, I just haven't seen it).

    FWIW

    Scott
     
  9. Escobar

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    I don't like the telnet program that comes with Win XP. It has some basic advantages, but not being able to save the servers that you log onto just pisses me off.
     
  10. Paladin

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    A pretty good free one that I use to connect to our Alpha's at work is Tera Term Pro . It has built in VT320 support, which many others don't. We use Reflections at work which is pretty robust.
     
  11. Elledan

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    PuTTy. Because it has everything one needs.
     
  12. DocDoo

    DocDoo Golden Member

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    Depends what you are telnetting into.

    For routers ------> CCTerm is my favorite.
     
  13. cchen

    cchen Diamond Member

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    I like putty and securecrt