CYGWIN telnet server setup on windows

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In order to use the Uzebox to telnet into your Windows machine, you need a decent telnet server installed.

This page details how to install and run the Cygwin's Telnet server as a service on your PC.

  • Download Cygwin installer: [1] (x64 or 32-bit) then run setup and install the following additional components:
    • Caterory Admin-> Cygrunsrv
    • Caterory Net-> Inetutils-server and xinetd
  • As an administrator create a new user named "cyg_server" with admin previledges and assign it a password
  • Add c:\cygwin\bin to your system PATH variable
  • Run the Cygwin console as an administrator (important):
    • Edit c:\cygwin\etc\xinetd.d\telnet and set "disable=no"
    • Run: xinetd-config and follow the steps to set xinetd as a service. keep cyg_Server as user and enter the password.
    • Run: cygrunsrv -E xinetd to start the service