Telnet Server Tuning


You own a company specialized in network and router tuning. One of your customers sells customized cars and uses telnet to work remotely between their two sites. They would like you to tweak their telnet server for optimal settings. Think you can pimp this ride?


  • All IP addresses have been preconfigured for you.
  • EIGRP has been configured for connectivity.
  • Configure router WestCoast so it sources all telnet sessions from the loopback0 interface.
  • Configure router WestCoast so it uses DSCP value “EF” for all telnet sessions.
  • Configure router WestCoast so it doesn’t show any informational telnet messages.




Telnet Server Tuning

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Written by René Molenaar - CCIE #41726

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  1. Hi Rene,

    Could you add the solution for this Lab?

    Thank you


  2. ip telnet source-interface Loopback0
    ip telnet tos B8
    ip telnet quiet



  3. Hi Mr. Rene,

    For example I have one set of Network Lab in my house and I have also access server that is connected to
    my PC and my PC is connected to INTERNET via my Modem, during my free time in the office I want to access my laboratory at home so I can practice whatever scenario I studied could it be possible?
    or do we need port forwarding? how ?
    Please explained?


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