Can Rev Telnet?

MisterX b.xavier at internet.lu
Fri Jul 2 05:19:35 CDT 2004


Not that RR can't do this but there are plenty of
scripteable telnets that would avoid the protocol 
programming involved... You seem to be looking for
a faster solution...

You can use RR to do the shell("arp -s ") 
and then launch the telnet and run a macro
or an applescript or the shell to tell it what to do...



> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com]On Behalf Of Gardner,
> Joseph A
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 09:37
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: RE: Can Rev Telnet?
> 
> 
> Really appreciate all the responses to my query. What my group 
> does a lot of is configure Lantronix micro print servers for 
> small non-LAN printers. We've been doing this through the Win DOS 
> command console line-by-tedious-line and I'm just getting fed up 
> with it. I thought I'd take a shot at writing a little scripted 
> tool that would run all the lines automagically and would also 
> work on the Mac. Running the config lines should be easy once I 
> got a telnet session started. I would also need to script an "arp 
> -s" command as the first step and the shell structure looks like 
> it may be what I've been searching for. Will try some things out 
> and hope for the best.
> 
> Thanks to all for the help!
> 
> joe.
> 
> > ----------
> > 
> > From: "MisterX" <b.xavier at internet.lu>
> > 
> > have you tried
> > 
> > answer shell("telnet /?")
> > 
> > I dont know if the shell will be blocked though because the 
> nature of telnet
> > (like ftp or nslookup).
> > Otherwise there is a stack that does FTP for metacard (google 
> it) which does
> > a similar thing.
> > 
> > There was this one nice telnet applescriptable tool on the mac. 
> Alas I dont
> > know of any similar
> > tools on PCs.
> > 
> > use tcp port 23 to send your sockets.
> > I dont know the protocols but there shure is an rfc for it to 
> learn them.
> > 
> > Hope that helps. Telling us what you want to do may bring 
> another solution
> > though...
> > Cheers
> > Xavier
> > 
> > > From: Jay Madren
> > >
> > > Are you wanting to remotely execute console/command prompt
> > > commands from one
> > > Windows NT/2000/XP machine to another?  If so, take a look at PsExec
> > > www.sysinternals.com (part of the PsTools suite) - and it's 
> free.  If your
> > > needs are different, then please ignore this.
> > >
> > > Jay Madren
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