TELNETD(8) System Administration Utilities TELNETD(8)

telnetd - Telnet server

telnetd [OPTION...]

DARPA telnet protocol server
-D, --debug[=LEVEL]
set debugging level
-E, --exec-login=STRING
set program to be executed instead of /usr/bin/login
-h, --no-hostinfo
do not print host information before login has been completed
-l, --linemode[=MODE]
set line mode
-n, --no-keepalive
disable TCP keep-alives
-U, --reverse-lookup
refuse connections from addresses that cannot be mapped back into a symbolic name
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
-V, --version
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Written by many authors.

Report bugs to <>.

Copyright © 2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


The full documentation for telnetd is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and telnetd programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info telnetd

should give you access to the complete manual.

February 2021 GNU inetutils