TELNETD(8) System Administration Utilities TELNETD(8)

telnetd - Telnet server

telnetd [OPTION...]

DARPA telnet protocol server

set debugging level
set program to be executed instead of /usr/bin/login
do not print host information before login has been completed
set line mode
disable TCP keep-alives
refuse connections from addresses that cannot be mapped back into a symbolic name
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
print program version

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

Written by many authors.

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Copyright © 2023 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.

December 2023 GNU inetutils 2.5