Linux: how to install Telnet Client


Telnet is an application protocol used on the Internet or local area network to provide a bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection.

Installation Telnet client on CentOS:

yum install -y telnet

Result:

[root@tutorialspots ~]# yum install -y telnet
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirror.alpix.eu
 * epel: mirror.de.leaseweb.net
 * extras: mirror.alpix.eu
 * rpmforge: mirror1.hs-esslingen.de
 * updates: linux.darkpenguin.net
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package telnet.x86_64 1:0.17-65.el7_8 will be installed

--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

================================================================================
 Package        Arch           Version                    Repository       Size
================================================================================
Installing:
 telnet         x86_64         1:0.17-65.el7_8            updates          64 k

Transaction Summary
================================================================================
Install  1 Package

Total download size: 64 k
Installed size: 113 k
Downloading packages:
telnet-0.17-65.el7_8.x86_64.rpm                            |  64 kB   00:00
Running transaction check
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded
Running transaction
  Installing : 1:telnet-0.17-65.el7_8.x86_64                                1/1
  Verifying  : 1:telnet-0.17-65.el7_8.x86_64                                1/1

Installed:
  telnet.x86_64 1:0.17-65.el7_8

Complete!

Telnet usage

telnet [hostname/ipaddress] [port_number]

Example:

telnet 15.19.115.234 3306

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