telnet 'connection reset by peer'
eddie at holyrood.ed.ac.uk
Mon Aug 23 19:22:50 CEST 2004
Donnal Walter <donnal at donnal.net> writes:
>On Windows XP I am able to connect to a remote telnet server from the
>command prompt using:
>telnet nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn 23
>where nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn is the IP address of the host. But using
>telnetlib, this code returns the traceback that follows:
>host = 'nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn'
>tn = telnetlib.Telnet(host, 23)
>tn.read_until("Enter device name?")
>Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\mindwrapper\test\telnet.py", line
>4, in ?
> tn.read_until("Enter device name?")
> File "C:\Python23\lib\telnetlib.py", line 316, in read_until
> File "C:\Python23\lib\telnetlib.py", line 521, in fill_rawq
> buf = self.sock.recv(50)
>socket.error: (10054, 'Connection reset by peer')
>Is there some parameter that I need to set in order to connect using the
>telnetlib client? Thanks.
No, that should work, to a reasonably conforming telnet server. Try doing
tn.set_debuglevel(2) before the read_until() to see what's coming back.
Does it happen instantly or is something timing out?
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