How to make telnet listen to a different port? (Doc ID 1011749.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2015

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Goal

 If you want to make telnet bind to a different port instead of the well known port 23.

It should be noted that changing port numbers of well-known services is usually a bad idea.
In general services should either be left with their default ports or completely disabled.

Solution

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