Online Telnet Client (requires Java)

Note: This service requires Java Applet support, which has been removed from all modern browsers. Unfortunately, there's no drop-in replacement that would make this page work. Sorry about that.

What is Telnet?

Telnet is an older, text-based protocol originally used for sending commands to remote computers. It was one of the first methods of communication on the internet. It's not particularly common, but there are some telnet servers still available. Try telneting to (or with this client).

About the Client

This is a JavaSSH client wrapped inside a simple program that allows you to click on a telnet:// link and automatically use this client. All you need to do is This is useful because many modern web browsers have no telnet client, and while telnet isn't particularly common anymore, it does come up on occasion.