How to Telnet


Introduction

Using the telnet command you can test if a port is open.

Solution

You can check if a port is open in your network by issuing the telnet command. 

 

telnet [domainname or ip] [port]

where

If the port is open, you will see a blank screen. This will mean that connection is successful.

For example

telnet relay.appriver.com 2525

 

In Windows Vista and Windows 7 you may need to enable telnet first:



Article ID: 572
Created On: Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 12:29 PM
Last Updated On: Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Authored by: Administrator [support@agentsupport.net]

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