What is Telnet?

Telnet is a client-server protocol used on the Internet or LAN and based on reliable connection-oriented transport. Telnet provides a bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection. Users can enter usernames and passwords to log in a remote server and control it by entering commands on console locally. Telnet does not encrypt any data sent over the connection (including passwords) by default. For secure transmission, Telnet is often replaced with SSH Protocol.


How to Telnet into a Milesight router?

To telnet into a router, You can take UR75 as an example. 

Step 1: Enable Telnet

“Network”->”Firewall”->”Security”, enable “remote access” function

Step 2: Ping your network

Search “cmd” on your computer to open the “Command Prompt” program. Open “Command Prompt” program and input “ping”. If you get a response, then it means the website works fine.

Step 3: Input “telnet IP address”. For example, “telnet”.

Step 4: Input username and password

Step 5: Login successfully