telnet question windows 2008

Posted on 2011-05-03
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
To enable telnet on windows 2008 R2 64 bit Enterprise server, their is a telnet client & telnet server option in server manager under features, add features. i have enabled telnet client on both win2k8 servers but still unable to telnet  (Could not open a connection to host on port 23) Do i have to enable telnet server, on both servers, or all my servers for telnet to work??
Question by:Cooker4246
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    by:Rodney Barnhardt
    Did you double check the firewall and ensure the port is open if it is?
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    Also, if you are just wanting to connect to the 2008 server, you need only configure the server portion. The client is if you wish to connect to a telnet connection on another system.

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    Yes once i selected telnet server and started the service its working.

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