How do I telnet as the root user in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

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Question

How do I telnet as the root user in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux, all versions
  • telnet

Answer

Note: Red Hat recommends that you use SSH to connect to a system instead of Telnet for security purposes. Passwords are transmitted in plain text when you use telnet. For this reas...

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