Tag Archives: telnet

Error Msg Fail: How to enable telnet on centos/rhel

Don’t even start with me about how telnet is horrid. Out side of my control but I recently had issues trying to enable telnet on a server. Typically its pretty straightforward. yum install telnet-server chkconfig telnet on chkconfig xinetd on service xinetd start Unfortunately for me this was not working. Every time I tried to […]

Testing Email Manually with Telnet (spoofing email)

Being able to send email manually seems to be a bit of a lost art. It is extremely handy to know how to use telnet to send email for testing procmail filters, and any other part of your mail system. It can also be fun to spoof email to a friend or co-worker. Read on […]