Originally Posted by vikky
root@vmlnx191-33 ~]# telnet localhost
Connected to localhost.
Escape character is '^]'.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.1 (Santiago)
Kernel 2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64 on an x86_64
login: rootConnection closed by foreign host.
It says you're connected to the host and you got some message as well.
Telnet is working. What exactly was your Question?