Telnet to your BEBox

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==Telnet software==
 
==Telnet software==
*Windows XP users can use Hyperterminal to Telnet.
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*Windows Vista & Windows 7 users will need to enable the Telnet client:
*Windows Vista user will need to enable the Telnet client:
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:*Go to Start, Control Panel, Programs and Features
 
:*Go to Start, Control Panel, Programs and Features
 
:*In the menu, click on the link "Turn Windows features on or Off"; you may need to enter an Administrator username and password
 
:*In the menu, click on the link "Turn Windows features on or Off"; you may need to enter an Administrator username and password
 
:*In Windows features window, scroll down to Telnet client, and ensure that the checkbox is checked. It may take a few minutes to complete this.
 
:*In Windows features window, scroll down to Telnet client, and ensure that the checkbox is checked. It may take a few minutes to complete this.
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*You can also use Putty to connect via Telnet.
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*:Putty is available from http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/
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*:Please download putty.exe
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*:Run the program
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*:Change the connection type to telnet and type 192.168.1.254 in the address box.
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*:Follow the instructions below from number 2.
  
 
==Starting telnet==
 
==Starting telnet==
*To start the Telnet client, click the Start button, and in the Search box, enter: telnet 192.168.1.254
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*1) To start the Telnet client, click the Start button, and in the Search box, enter: telnet 192.168.1.254
*The Telnet window will appear, requesting the Be Box Administrator username. By default, enter: Administrator
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*2) The Telnet window will appear, requesting the Be Box Administrator username. By default, enter: Administrator
*The Telnet window will request a password. By default, there is no password, so just press enter.
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*3) The Telnet window will request a password. [[Router Password|More info on the password here]].
*If you are successful, the Be Box Telnet page will appear:
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*4) If you are successful, the Be Box Telnet page will appear:
 
   
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 19:12, 21 January 2010

Telnet is a way to communicate with a device by entering text-based commands. To Telnet to your Be Box, you will need to:

  1. Telnet software
  2. Specify the address of the device you wish to connect to
  3. Optionally enter a username and password
  4. Enter optional BeBox Commands (Command line interface, CLI, commands)

[edit] Telnet software

  • Windows Vista & Windows 7 users will need to enable the Telnet client:
  • Go to Start, Control Panel, Programs and Features
  • In the menu, click on the link "Turn Windows features on or Off"; you may need to enter an Administrator username and password
  • In Windows features window, scroll down to Telnet client, and ensure that the checkbox is checked. It may take a few minutes to complete this.


  • You can also use Putty to connect via Telnet.
    Putty is available from http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/
    Please download putty.exe
    Run the program
    Change the connection type to telnet and type 192.168.1.254 in the address box.
    Follow the instructions below from number 2.

[edit] Starting telnet

  • 1) To start the Telnet client, click the Start button, and in the Search box, enter: telnet 192.168.1.254
  • 2) The Telnet window will appear, requesting the Be Box Administrator username. By default, enter: Administrator
  • 3) The Telnet window will request a password. More info on the password here.
  • 4) If you are successful, the Be Box Telnet page will appear:
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