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[ScreenOS] Accessing the Command Line Interface Using Telnet



Article ID: KB4082 KB Last Updated: 11 Nov 2019Version: 8.0

This article explains how to access the Command Line Interface by using Telnet.


To access the command line interface using telnet, perform the following steps:

  1. Access a command prompt. To access the command prompt on a Windows platform, go to the Start menu (  ), select Run, and then in the text box enter CMD.

  2. From the prompt, enter telnet and your trust interface IP address. Press ENTER.

    Note: The default IP address for the Trust interface of your Juniper firewall device is

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  3. From the Remote Management Console screen, enter your login. Press ENTER.

    Note: The default login and password is netscreen. Both the login and password are case-sensitive.

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  4. From the password prompt, enter your password, and then press ENTER.

    Note: The password is based on keystrokes. For security purposes, the password is not displayed as it is entered.

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