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Using Telnet - Exercise

Using Telnet

Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of Telnet through actual hands-on application.


This exercise is not scored. It's an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson.
When you are finished, click the Submit button to receive credit for completing it.


  1. Start the Telnet program.
  2. Enter the Library of Congress address: (no login name is required).
  3. Make a note of any characters or keys used to perform various functions.
  4. Select the "log to" folder on the remote computer.
  5. Set the terminal emulation preferences (to specify how the data should be shown on the screen).
  6. Select and perform one of the Library of Congress options.
  7. Exit the site; then exit Telnet.