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Old 12-15-2005, 06:29 AM   #1
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telnet can i connect to another pc through telnet or netcat? is it port 20? how could i sint a txt to another pc?please help.
i m runing suse 10
Old 12-15-2005, 06:57 AM   #2
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does the remote pc run linux? if yes & it is connected to any network which u r connected to, type

telnet <<ip-address>>

u need to know the IP address of the remote machine before hand. on the remote machine type ifconfig u will get to know its IP address

use ftp command with the same Ip address to send & recieve files from the remote machine.
Old 12-15-2005, 07:48 AM   #3
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You may be better off installing and using ssh.

Telnet send all data (Including Passwords) in plain text. Ssh encrypts all data.

Old 12-15-2005, 07:52 AM   #4
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what if i wanna use the c drive of the other pc,running windows?i know that enough?
Old 12-15-2005, 08:57 AM   #5
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Well if you know the ip and the machine is running telent or netcat then thats all you need.
As stated before telnet is very insecure and you should very much shh look into ssh.
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Download putty to use as a client on your windows machine.
use scp or sftp (part of ssh and putty ) to securely transfer files between the machines.

Telnet is very insecure avoid using it if you can.


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