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My Retina Scanner show's several printers as having telnet enabled, (one of them being Lexmark E234).  But when I check the printer it doesn't show telnet even being an option, does anybody know if a different enabled service could cause a false positive for telnet being enabled?

Thanks for the help
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Not sure but telnet to the printer's IP address on 23 with putty or similar and see if you get a response.
That will verify if the printer is truly using telnet without your knowledge.

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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Verify if telnet is enabled by running "telnet x.x.x.x" where x.x.x.x is the IP.  Most print servers do allow telnet access.
Sandeep GuptaConsultantCommented:
there are some default manufacture are safe until your set-up is not public.

check in manual, just disable it, if you dont want or apply some rule/policy to deny port 23..telnet uses it.

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