This reference includes examples for the syntax information for the telnet command.

Table 1. ping

Command

Description

Usage

Examples

telnet

Test whether a specific TCP port is open. This command is for interactive communication with the host on a particular port number.

PORT is an optional parameter. You must provide a host other than localhost or 127.0.0.1.

telnet host port

telnet 192.168.0.59 80

telnet example.com 80

Syntax

Flag

Description

host

IP address or FQDN of the host to ping.

port

Port number of the host.

Related Commands

Command

Description

nslookup

Queries Internet name servers interactively.

telnet

Tests whether a specific TCP port is open.

traceroute

Prints route IP packets sent to a remote host.