No telnet on Windows 2008 ?

To enable / install telnet on Windows Server 2008 you can do the following:

  • Open the Command line (start > run > cmd <<enter>>)
  • Type in following command: pkgmgr /iu:TelnetClient <<enter>>
  • If you need to install the Telnet Server you can use the command pkgmgr /iu:TelnetServer <<enter>>

The Telnet client or server will be installed (reboot can be required).