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Telnet - (Telnet Protocol)

The purpose of the Telnet Protocol is to provide a fairly general, bi-directional, 8-bit byte oriented communications facility. Its primary goal is to allow a standard method of interfacing terminal devices and terminal-oriented processes to each other. The most popular usage of Telnet is for logging in into remote systems. In this scenario, the Telnet Client is the remote terminal (usually running some kind of terminal emulation) which is connected to a terminal driver program using the Telnet Protocol.

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