To use PuTTY to establish a Telnet connection, follow these steps:

1-Download and install PuTTY: If you don’t have PuTTY installed on your computer, you can download it from the official website:

2-Launch PuTTY: After installing PuTTY, launch the application.

3-Configure the Telnet session:

  • In the “Host Name (or IP address)” field, enter the IP address or hostname of the target device you want to connect to via Telnet.
  • Make sure the “Port” is set to 23, which is the default port for Telnet.Select the “Telnet” protocol.
  • Leave the other settings as default unless you have specific requirements.

4-Optional: Save the session settings: If you want to save these settings for future use, enter a name for the session in the “Saved Sessions” field, and click the “Save” button.

5-Open the Telnet session: Click the “Open” button at the bottom of the PuTTY window to establish the Telnet connection.

6-Enter credentials (if required): If the target device requires authentication, you’ll be prompted to enter the username and password.

7-Interact with the Telnet session: Once connected, you can interact with the Telnet session by typing commands and receiving responses in the PuTTY window.

That’s it! You should now be able to use PuTTY to establish a Telnet connection to the target device. Remember to properly configure any necessary security settings and use Telnet only in trusted environments, as Telnet is an unencrypted protocol and can expose your data to potential security risks.

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