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Re: [vox-tech] Telnetting to port 80 when you don't run telnet on the server
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Re: [vox-tech] Telnetting to port 80 when you don't run telnet on the server



Thanks ME. I got it figured out, I was doing it wrong (surprise surprise)

Jay
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "ME" <dugan@passwall.com>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2003 1:38 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Telnetting to port 80 when you don't run telnet on
the server


> > In the mod-perl (eagle) book.  They have a lot of examples of telnetting
> > to
> > port 80, doing a GET and looking at the output (like the headers and
> > stuff).
> > I run woody, I don't have telnet, like a good boy I use ssh.  Can some
> > suggest a workaround, or do I have to install telnet on my server to do
> > the
> > examples
>
> I hope I am not assuming this incorrectly, but I think you are making an
> assumption here.
> You do not need to install "telnetd" in order to have "telnet"
> Telnetd is the server, and is a service you should not have when you can
> use sshd instead. Telnet is the client, and it is useful to have (without
> telnetd) and having only telnet installed (and not telnetd) is not
> exposing a telnet service from your machine.
>
> If you really don't want the telnet client, check into "nc" (netcat).
>
>
> -ME
>
>
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