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Telnet login using windows GUI tool



I was able to set a command shortcut to telnet a device

command:telnet parameters: %host

This will simply telnet the device and wait for login.

how can i make it automatically send further login parameters:

ex (cisco router):"username">"pass">enable>"enable pass".......

I have several routers and all of them have the same login credentials so this would be helpful.

gui login telnet

Created on Oct 12, 2010 6:06:59 AM

Last change on Oct 12, 2010 8:31:57 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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Dear Mike,

from the WinGUI there are no other placeholders available than (%id, %name, %host, %message, %type). So it is not possible to get the login information (credentials) from the device-settings in PRTG.

Best Regards.

Created on Oct 13, 2010 1:02:26 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



You can run not telnet, but own script (for example, written in python) using as a parameter only "%host". Already in the script, you can add run telnet (to the specified "%host") and additional operations with it (eg loging).

Created on Dec 4, 2012 9:48:59 AM

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