What is Telnet?

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Telnet is a client-server protocol used on the Internet or LAN and based on a reliable connection-oriented transport.Telnet provides a bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection.Users can enter usernames and passwords to log in a remote server and control it by entering commands on console locally.Telnet does not encrypt any data sent over the connection (including passwords) by default.For secure transmission Telnet is often replaced with SSH Protocol.

Use Case

If you want to log in and configure the router locally or remotely without connecting to it directly, you can enable Telnet. Read How to Telnet into Ursalink Router

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