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Re: Telnet to conserver

Christopher Fowler cfowler@outpostsentinel.com
Fri, 31 Mar 2006 08:47:54 -0800 (PST)

One idea is having them ssh or telnet to the console server, logging ing
and then executing console directly.  With a front end on the console
server you can make this easy on them

On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 09:13 -0700, Chris Riddoch wrote:
> Bryan Stansell wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 10:49:02AM -0500, Christopher Fowler wrote:
> >> available to our customers.  You do not need the Cygwin environment.
> >> You only need the dll.  So I created a zip file that contained
> >> console.exe and cygwin?.dll.  It worked fine on the cmd.com prompt.
> > 
> > and this should work with 8.x.x as well.  you might need to compile
> > things with '--with-port=XXX' so that an /etc/services lookup isn't
> > needed, but aside from that, i don't see why dropping console.exe and
> > cygwin1.dll in a directory and running it won't work.  haven't tried,
> > however (i have a small development cygwin environment on my laptop).
> I'll give that a try when I get a chance.  I hadn't thought to build a
> static binary (another suggestion I got).
> > sure would be entertaining to at least have a native console binary for
> > windows...that would help ease everyone's pain.  who knows how tricky
> > that'll be, though (i'm no windows programmer, that's for sure).
> Yeah, neither am I.  I'm trying to stay sane with SuSE on VMWare. (sigh)