On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 05:45:22PM +0100, Kevin Gannon wrote:
>> > Odd alright. What telnet client are they using ?
>> As i understand its a VT100 console :(
If it's a VTxxx plugged _directly_ into the router, then there's
no VAX involved. In this case, check the Local Echo setting
in the setup screens (On VT200 and newer terminals, hit F3 for
setup, on VT100s, IIRC, it's a DIP switch underneath the keyboard.)
Although, if Local Echo is set, you'll see every character that
you type doubled up, _except_ the password chars...
If you're actually going through a telnet program on _VMS_ (cause
VAXen can run other OSes, you know...), then the behaviour often
depends on the TCP port you're connecting to.
If you just do TELNET <host>, then it will do the normal telnet
protocol negotiations and should behave like telnet on a Unix system
If you do something like TELNET <host> /PORT=xx, then most telnet
clients won't bother doing option negotiation, and will start off
in line-at-a-time mode with local echo and editing. (I.e. you start
typing and it's echoed locally by VMS and you can edit the line
with cursor keys, ^X, ^U, ^A, ^H, ^B, etc. Then when you hit RETURN
it is sent in one go to the remote host.)
In any case, I really doubt it's a real _VT100_, so tell us _exactly_
what you've got...
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