Benefits of Telnet in Windows® 7
Get to know more about the role and benefits of Telnet in Windows 7
Telnet is the abbreviation of the Telecommunication Network, and is one of the major network protocols used on the Internet. Even this is one of the earlier protocols; this is used by most of the user today. Telnet is actually a simple, text-based program that lets you to connect to another computer by using the Internet. If you have the proper permission, then you could transmit command to then remotely controlled system and thus you could access data from that system, as if you were sitting right in front of it. Telnet could be used for many things, including accessing e mail, databases, or files. Telnet is a technology which uses a client, and a server to transmit information from one system to other. The communication depends on what the administrator lets you do with Telnet access, and your rights on that system. Telnet client is available on Windows, which means that you could connect to almost any Telnet server. In Windows 7 this telnet feature can be enabled through various ways.
Following are the role, benefits and the ways to enable telnet in Windows 7:
- Role of telnet
- Ways to enable
Role of telnet
The main role of telnet is to provide proper environment for the server to access any of the nearby system remotely. This enables the connection of the system to the server in the network. When the user send commands to the server using telnet, then that will be executed and send to the server. If the request from the user executed successfully, then the user could enter in to the remote system like the login process of a normal system.
The main benefit of the telnet is the file sharing. If the user could access a remote system, then he could access files from that system by login to any other system. Remote-control programs for systems enable you to access data on your home even when you are traveling. Through the remote controlling by the telnet, the user could access the keystrokes and the screen updates from a remotely controlled system.
Ways to enable
Telnet is an inbuilt application in the Windows 7 system and you could enable it to access a remotely controlled system. This option can be accessed from the Control Panel. You could enable the Telnet Client option in the Turn Windows Features on and off. After the telnet client is installed in to the system, you need to open this by searching with the keyword telnet.
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