Asynchronous character communications standard defined by IETF and used for communication between computers and `dumb VDU` terminals and still widely used for tasks such as system administration, often invoking ftp and SSH in the process. TCP is the bearer for telnet. A functionally similar protocol set is defined by ITU X.28 (and its companions X.29 and X.3) with X.25 as the bearer.
Telnet is a network protocol used on the Internet or local area networks to provide a bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection. User data is interspersed in-band with Telnet control information in an 8-bit byte oriented data connection over the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP). Telnet wa... Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telnet
Allows users remote access to computers, most often at libraries, universities, and government agencies.The remote computer thinks you are using its own keyboard. Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20134
In computing, Internet utility that enables a user to work on a remote computer as if directly connected. Telnet connections to a remote computer system are typically much cheaper than long-distance telephone calls; the user makes a local call to an Internet access provider and the rest of the connection is handled via the Internet at no ad... Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0050108.html