[nSLUG] Need to watch Telnet session

Robert McKay robert at mckay.com
Fri Aug 29 11:09:06 ADT 2014


I would recommend socat.

http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/doc/socat.html#EXAMPLES

Rob

On Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:13:05 -0300, Paul Russell wrote:
> Hi
>
> Im looking for a (gasp) Windows or an Ubuntu solution for a bit of a
> communication problem that Ive got.
>
> Im working with a company that is developing a custom hardware device
> that connects to an IP at port 3100. This is currently in the middle
> of development, and I have no idea if it is actually connecting or
> not.
>
> My role is to write a server to process the data that it sends.
>
> At this point I need to ensure that its sending data at all.
>
> I figured that some sort of terminal emulation server would work,
> where I could see the data that was coming in, live, and then type in
> some response data and have that sent back to the device.
> Unfortunately I havent found anything that will do that, and Im not
> confident enough in the PHP program that Ive written to take care of
> this.
>
> Do you know of a program, that runs in either Windows or Ubuntu (I
> dont have any other distros set up), that will let me do this?
>
> Any help is appreciated
>
> Thanks
>
> Paul



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