Telnet Technical Reference

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

All versions of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating systems include Telnet Client and Telnet Server components. Using Telnet Client and Server, you can create a remote command console session on a host. 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 host and using a local command prompt window.

This subject describes how you can use Telnet for remote administration, the functions that Telnet performs, and how Telnet servers and clients interact.

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