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Get a telnet reply from an SBS 2003 server

We're setting up port forwarding on port 443 on our outside IP to go to an SBS 2003 server on the LAN.  Typically for testing this, I run telnet publicIP 443, but that simply returns a black screen.  Is there a way to set something up on the SBS 2003 server so that when I telnet into it, it replies with something like "Hello 443 is working (or whatever message)" instead of the black screen?
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That wasn't my question, but thanks.
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Didn't mean to sound rude, sorry.  But yes, with this particular instance, that would do fine.  But in the future, it would be nice to know how to do this.
I presumed you needed to test your port forward setup hence the answer above. The message displayed is service specific so it all depends on what is listening on that port as to what message you get. How you change that i'm not sure. Maybe somebody else will be able to point you in the right direction.
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