Telnet Survival Guide
This web page contains info about Telnet. It is very slim because my knowledge
and interest is very slim!
Telnet - Survival Guide (access to unix servers)
- Windows Telnet Clients
- Using DOS.
- Go to a DOS prompt
- Win NT 2000 - Start, Run, cmd.exe (note: this will allow "doskey.exe"
command retrieval to work also!
- Win NT 2000 - Environment Variables for "path" - Start, Control Panel, System,
Advanced tab, Environment variables.
- Win NT 4.0 -
- Win 95/98 - ? command.com ?
- c:\> telnet [unix server name]
(Note: usually located @ c:\windows\system32\telnet.exe)
- Next enter your userid and password when prompted.
- Unix Commands (Survival Guide)
- ls - list files in a directory
- cd - change directory
- pwd - print working directory
- cp [file from] [file to] - copy a file (options -R = recursive)
- del [filename]
- mkdir [directory name]
- rmdir [directory name]
- mv [filename_from] [filename_to]
- more [filename] - displays the contents of a file to the screen.
q=quit, z=page down.
- logout - logout of Telnet session.
- whoami - displays your user login name.
- su [logon ID]
- chmod [permission #] - change permissions.
- chgrp [new group]
- chown [new owner] - may only be allowed by superuser or administrator.
- Terminal setup commands
- set -0 vi
- export TERM=vt100
- Unix Permissions
- r-read (value=4)
- w-write (value=2)
- x-execute (value=1)
- Permissions listed: owner/group/public
- Change permissions with command: chmod
- chmod 777 [filename/directory] - everyone all rights.
- chmod 664 [filename/directory] - read/write for owner & group, read only public.
- chmod 775 [filename/directory] - read/write/execute for owner & group, read only for
- Command History
- k = down
- j = up
- l = right
- h = left
- cw = change word
- x = delete
- CTRL-C = quit