Hi, I have a simple question about telnet. The current telnet login prompt is “hostname login:”. How can I remove the hostname from the prompt and make it only show “login:”? Thank you in advance!
from man telnetd:
First, read the comments in /etc/init.d/xinetd which explain why you shouldn’t use telnet. I hope you’re not using it to log in from anywhere other than your network. Then add this line to /etc/init.d/xinetd
server_args = -h -H
The restart xinetd
$ service xinetd restart[/CODE] Before [CODE]me@mine:~> telnet 172.16.54.133 Trying 172.16.54.133... Connected to 172.16.54.133. Escape character is '^]'. Welcome to SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 (x86_64) - Kernel 3.0.101-0.8-default (2). localhost login:
[CODE]me@mine:~> telnet 172.16.54.133
Connected to 172.16.54.133.
Escape character is ‘^]’.
And for those (like me) too lazy to type -H over and over:
Hopefully this goes without saying, but telnet should never be used
anymore. It’s been replaced by a dozen other, and secure, tools. telnet
makes sniffing passwords as easy as it gets, and there are no workarounds
there so if anything you do via telnet matters, please stop.
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