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VMWARE - Telnet access problem

VMWARE - Telnet access problem

VMWARE - Telnet access problem

Newbie question

I am trying to access via telnet my VMWARE server

I am recieving the following error msg

Connecting To not open connection to the host, on port 23: Connect failed

Where I could permit to access my server via port 23.

Nelson Gomes

Until now everything is working fine, I am going to try to install an exchange server next week.

RE: VMWARE - Telnet access problem

Hi Pelson2003

We use PUTTY.exe for accessing our ESX servers, it uses port 22 and selct ssh - This was recomended at the training course and is freely available. There are better apps around which give you more flexability, but they come at a cost.
I saw one of your earlier question about VMOTION - Yes it works extremely well in the right setup. We have blade servers connected to a SAN and can move servers from one blade to another without having to power off a server. Great for maintenance and stuff, no comming in on the weekend.



RE: VMWARE - Telnet access problem

port 23 is for ssh not telnet. use ssh with PuTTY, as spi200 posted you.

Chacal, Inc.

RE: VMWARE - Telnet access problem

Putty is excellent.. anyone has a ftp program as good and smallas putty


RE: VMWARE - Telnet access problem

..i'm confused is'nt 23 telnet 21 ftp etc etc;
....i guess the problem has since been resolved..


RE: VMWARE - Telnet access problem

try psftp (download it from the same page as putty)

Chacal, Inc.

RE: VMWARE - Telnet access problem

Port 22 is SSH and port 23 is telnet. In the ESX server options, you can select secure access which disables HTTP and Telnet and only allows SSH and HTTPS access. On the putty download page you can also find pscp which can be used easily to copy files from you PC to the ESX server.

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