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Old 08-31-2004, 09:48 AM   #1
juanb
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Escape character ?


Hi,

today I telnet to another server on port 25. Irecuved the following:

[root@juanbox root]# telnet 213.107.80.43 25
Trying 213.107.80.43...
Connected to 213.137.80.43 (213.107.80.43).
Escape character is '^]'.



after I tested some commands I wanted to get out bot I didnt knew how.

what is this Escape character ? how to use it ?

thanks!!
 
Old 08-31-2004, 10:01 AM   #2
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Whenever you see '^]' or any variation thereof ie '^C' '^V' '^Z' '^D' etc etc it means it is a control sequence, ie: hold Ctrl and hit the corresponding key.
The escape sequence for telnet is ^] or Ctrl+] (hold Ctrl and hit ]) and it should kill your telnet session.
 
Old 08-31-2004, 11:03 AM   #3
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Hitting CTRL and ] should bring you to a "telnet>" prompt where you can pass commands (ie quit and status).
 
  


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