What Is Telnet & What Are Its Uses? [MakeUseOf Explains]
Telnet is one of those tech terms you may occasionally hear, but not in an ad or a feature laundry list of any product you may buy. That’s because it’s a protocol, or a language used to talk to computers and other machines; not only that, but Telnet is actually ancient in Internet terms, dating back from 1973.
So what is Telnet, and what is it good for, anyway?