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Configuration Guide - Basic Configuration

S7700 and S9700 V200R011C10

This document describes methods to use command line interface and to log in to the device, file operations, and system startup configurations.

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Logging In to a Device Through Telnet

Logging In to a Device Through Telnet


After completing Telnet server configurations on a device, you can use either Telnet software or Windows Command Prompt on a PC to log in to the device. Assume that AAA authentication is configured and the management IP address of the device is The Windows Command Prompt is used as an example to illustrate the Telnet login process.


  1. Enter the Windows Command Prompt window.
  2. Run the telnet ip-address command to log in to the device using Telnet.

    C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator> telnet

  3. Press Enter and enter the password and user name configured for AAA authentication. The system does not provide a default user name and password. If authentication succeeds, the CLI is displayed, indicating that you have successfully logged in to the device. (The following information is for reference only.)

    Warning: Telnet is not a secure protocol, and it is recommended to use Stelnet.
    Login authentication
    Info: The max number of VTY users is 20, and the number                         
          of current VTY users on line is 1.                                        
          The current login time is 2013-12-16 16:46:42+08:00. 

Verifying the Configuration

  • Run the display users [ all ] command to check the user interface connections.
  • Run the display tcp status command to check all TCP connections.
  • Run the display telnet server status command to check current Telnet server connections.
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