Installing telnet client on ESX host

Here are the steps to install the telnet client on an ESX host:

 

Mount the CD

Browse to /mountpoint/VMware/RPMS

Find the telnet rpm package (for example telnet-0.17-26.EL3.3.i386.rpm)

Transfer file to ESX host ( for example by scp)

Install the package ( for example: rpm -i telnet-0.17-26.EL3.3.i386.rpm)

and you're done.

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