Summary of telnet commands

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Connect to a remote system telnet> open remote_system_name Suspend a telnet connection Ctrl ] and return to the telnet prompt Close a connection to a Ctrl ] remote system telnet> close

**Suspend telnet and work on telnet> z the local system **Resume the use of telnet prompt% fg telnet> End the telnet session telnet> quit To display a list of telnet telnet> ? commands To get an explanation of a telnet> help name_of_command command


** These commands only work if you are using the C shell, Korn shell, TC shell or BASH shell.


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