Telnet is an application protocol provides command line interface to establish communication with remote host. Telnet is disabled by default on version of windows operating system like Windows 10, Windows Server 2012,Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2019. We will check different options to install telnet client using PowerShell or cmd.
If telnet client not enabled on your local system and if you run telnet command on PowerShell, it will error message as ‘Telnet’ is not recognized as the name of cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program.
In this article, I will explain you how to use PowerShell script to install Telnet client on Windows server or windows operating system and how to enable it using cmd (command prompt)
Install Telnet Client on Windows
You can install telnet client on windows operating system using PowerShell or cmd.
I will explain with PowerShell script or command to install or enable telnet client on windows.
PowerShell Script to Install Telnet Client
Install-WindowsFeature cmdlet used to install one or more role services or features on local or specified remote computer.
Using Install-WindowsFeature cmdlet –
Name parameter to specify
Telnet-Client feature, it can be install on windows server.
Install-WindowsFeature cmdlet require
ServerManager to be installed. Install module using below command
Use below PowerShell script or command to install telnet client
Install-WindowsFeature -name "Telnet-Client"
Note: You will need to open PowerShell terminal or ISE with run as administrator privilege.
Install Telnet Client using CMD
To install Telnet client on windows 10 or windows server 2016, open command prompt with run as administrator privilege.
dism command line tool is used to repair or modify windows installation media. Use below command to enable telnet client using cmd on Window server or operating system.
C:\> dism /online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:TelnetClient
I hope above article will help you to install telnet client on Windows Server 2019 or any windows operating system using PowerShell script or command prompt.
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