SSH/Telnet program to Router/switch

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Wed Feb 19 14:58:33 CET 2014

On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 12:35 AM, Roy Smith <roy at> wrote:
> As far as I know, fabric only works with ssh.  If you are forced to use
> telnet to talk to legacy equipment, that's another problem.

If it's telnet, it's likely to be a pretty simple protocol. All you
really need is the socket module, build it all yourself. Networking's
easy enough to handle; it's the crypto on top of it (SSH, in your
case) that's not worth doing manually.


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