Communicate with another host
using the Telnet protocol. host
may be either a name or a numeric Internet address (dot format). telnet
has a command mode (indicated by the
prompt) and an input mode (usually a login session on the host
system). If no host
is given, telnet
defaults to command mode. You can also enter command mode from input mode by typing the escape character
. In command mode, type
to list the available commands.
provides these options:
Use an 8-bit data path. This negotiates the
option for input and output.
Don't read $HOME/.telnetrc
as the escape character. The default is
. A null value disables the escape character mechanism.
Don't have an escape character.
option to pass the value of the USER environment variable.
Use an 8-bit data path on output. This negotiates the
option only for output.
Record trace information in file
Provide an rlogin
-style interface, in which the escape character is
and is only recognized after a carriage return. The regular telnet
escape character must still be used before a telnet
Return" and "
" terminates or stops a session, respectively. This feature may change in future versions of Solaris.