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Built-in Telnet

Description

 

Telnet is a network protocol used to provide a bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection.

 

Settings

 

General

Telnet - General

Telnet - General

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host

Enter the remote host name to connect.

Port

Enter the port to connect on Telnet.

Username

Enter the username to connect.

Password

Enter the password to connect.

ID string (login:)

Used to indicate the login prompt as it appears in your terminal window. Change the default if your server uses a different prompt.

ID string (password:)

Used to indicate the password prompt as it appears in your terminal window. Change the default if your server uses a different prompt.

Use proxy

Use a proxy server to connect on telnet.

Use system proxy

Use the same proxy already configured in the application. See Proxy topic.

Bypass proxy server on local addresses

Bypass the proxy server on local IP addresses.

Proxy

Enter the proxy server name or address.

Port

Enter the proxy server port.

Proxy type

Specify the proxy type to use. Select between:

None

Socks4

Socks4a

socks5

HttpConnect

Authentication

Select the type of authentication mode used to connect on the proxy server. Select between:

Basic

NTLM

Username

Enter the username to access the Proxy server. Only available when Socks5 proxy type is selected.

Domain

Enter the domain to access the Proxy server. Only available when Socks5 proxy type is selected.

Password

Enter the password to access the Proxy server. Only available when Socks5 proxy type is selected.

Use credential repository

Select a credential from your credential repository.

 

Terminal

Telnet - Terminal

Telnet - Terminal

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Terminal name

Enter the terminal name

Encoding

Select the encoding that you want to use between:

iso-8859-1 Western European (ISO)

iso-8859-2 Central European (ISO)

iso-8859-4 Baltic (ISO)

iso-8859-5 Cyrillic (ISO)

iso-8859-7 Greek (ISO)

iso 8859-9 Turkish (ISO)

iso 8859-13 Estonian (ISO)

iso 8859-15 Latin 9 (ISO)

windows-1250 Central European (Windows)

windows-1251 Cyrillic (Windows)

windows-1253 Greek (Windows)

windows-1254 Turkish (Windows)

windows-1255 Hebrew (Windows)

windows-1256 Arabic (Windows)

windows-1257 Baltic (Windows)

windows-1258 Vietnamese (Windows)

IBM437 OEM United States

utf-8 Unicode (UTF-8)

Auto wrap

When enabling auto wrap mode on, if a long line of text reaches the right-hand edge, it will wrap over on to the next line so you can still see all the text.

Backspace wrap

Defines the behavior of backspace when the cursor in at the first column.

Force Non-destructive backspace

Indicate whether to treat the incoming destructive backspace characters (7F) as non-destructive backspace (08).

Ignore Substitute character

Indicate whether to ignore incoming substitute characters (1A) or replace them by a question mark.

Implicit Carriage return in Linefeed

Indicate whether a CR character is implied in any received LF.

Local echo

Indicate whether local echo is enabled.

Enhanced Shortcuts

When enabled, key combinations are added to the Page Up or Page Down keys to give a finer control over the scrolling operation. Pressing CTRL will scroll by one line, while pressing SHIFT will scroll half of the terminal height.

Font

Indicate the font you wish to use. You can also set a default one.

History

Indicate the maximum lines for the history.

Colors

Indicate the colors you wish to use for your session. Select between:

Monochrome

Terminal using color

Custom

 

If you select Custom, you can edit the following colors:

Background

Foreground

Bold

Single Underline

Double Underline

 

Keyboard

Telnet - Keyboard

Telnet - Keyboard

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

New line sequence

Choose the new line sequence for outgoing data.

Cursor key mode

Choose the initial cursor key mode.

Backspace key

Choose the backspace key sequence for outgoing data.

Home and End keys

Choose the behavior of Home and End keys. When set to Standard, the actual behavior is determined by the Function keys mode.

Function keys

Choose the behavior of function keys that include F1-F20, Insert, Delete, Home, End, Page Up and Page Down. The Home and End Keys Mode takes precedence for the behavior of Home and End keys unless set to Standard.

 

Terminal window - Contextual menu

Terminal window - Contextual menu

 

Advanced

Telnet - Advanced

Telnet - Advanced

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Context menu in terminal

Will enable a contextual menu to control recording from a running session. Right-click anywhere in the terminal window to see the menu. You will be able to choose the format and you will be prompted for the file name. The contextual menu is represented below this table.

Specific file name

Specify the file name to use for an Ansi recording. You can use variables like DATE_TEXT to have a dynamic file name.

i.e. c:\temp\$NAME$_$DATE_TEXT$_$TIME_TEXT$.ansi

Specific log file name (plain text)

Specify the file name to use for a plain text recording. You can use variables like DATE_TEXT to have a dynamic file name.

i.e. c:\temp\$NAME$_$DATE_TEXT$_$TIME_TEXT$.txt

No recording

Will not be recording the session.

Connection timeout

Set the number of seconds before the connection timeout if the connection is not available.