Vyatta Network OS Documentation

Learn how to install, configure and operate the Vyatta NOS, which helps drive our virtual networking & physical platforms portfolio.

telnet <address>

Creates a terminal session to a Telnet server.

telnet address
Mandatory. The IP address or hostname of the Telnet server to connect to. The system connects through port 23 (the well-known port for the Telnet service).

Operational mode

Use this command to create a terminal session to a remote machine running a Telnet service.

The following example shows a telnet session being established to

vyatta@R1:~$ telnet
Entering character mode
Escape character is '^]'.
Welcome to Vyatta
vyatta login: