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Old 05-16-2001, 01:28 AM   #1
Bashkir
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I need to access the system remotely and I haven't been able to do it yet. I need to get telnet setup so that I can access it from a windows computer. How do I do this?
 
Old 05-16-2001, 08:03 AM   #2
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don't use telnet, its rubbish and a huge security risk. use openssh which uses encryption to make it safe but still works the same way as telnet.

go here http://www.openssh.org/portable.html to get the linux version (you need the server running on your machine to access it from somewhere else [the same as telnet]).
then go to their main page and click on alternatives for windows which should take you to a place to get a windows client to use (telneat looks good).

there should be info on the site to tell you how to install and use etc.

hope that helped

Alex
 
Old 05-16-2001, 08:36 AM   #3
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Thanks

I'll try it and see what kind of success I have seeing as I'm a n00b.
 
  


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