11.10 telnetlib -- Telnet client

The telnetlib module provides a Telnet class that implements the Telnet protocol. See RFC 854 for details about the protocol.

Telnet ([host[, port]])
Telnet represents a connection to a telnet server. The instance is initially not connected; the open() method must be used to establish a connection. Alternatively, the host name and optional port number can be passed to the constructor, too.

Do not reopen an already connected instance.

This class has many read_*() methods. Note that some of them raise EOFError when the end of the connection is read, because they can return an empty string for other reasons. See the individual descriptions below.

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