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Telnet Client Red Hat 7.2 IPv6 enabled ??

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OK, I can't say I'm familiar with IPv6 yet, but do you have telnet6 on
your system? If so, does it work any better?

Michael Kjörling

On Dec 12 2001 12:47 +0100, Foelski Thomas wrote:

> Hello All,
> we are working here with Red Hat Linux 7.2 and W2000, and trying to connect to a telnet server ( Red Hat 7.2, Telnet Server 0.17-20 ).
> When we connect from a W2000 client, it is working, with the pure IPv6 address and also with a DNS ( Bind 9).
> When we want to connect from a Red Hat 7.2 client ( we tried Telnet-client 0.17-20 and 0.17-18 ),
> we get the error message " Invalid Argument". So, the question is, does the telnet-client package support
> IPv6 or do we something wrong ? Do we need to set a flag or give a special parameter to the command ?
> [[email protected] root]# telnet fe80::204:76ff:fe24:e52a
> Trying fe80::204:76ff:fe24:e52a...
> telnet: connect to address fe80::204:76ff:fe24:e52a: Invalid argument
> [[email protected] root]#
> Thanks
> Thomas

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