Can't telnet to 7970G

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Jan 22nd, 2008


We need to telnet to one of the phones to monitor some traffic but we can't telnet to it (, whenever we try we get the response:


Connecting To not open connection to the host, on port 23:

Connect failed

Has anyone come accross this before?



I have this problem too.
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Paolo Bevilacqua Tue, 01/22/2008 - 07:21


I think these phones support ssh only. If you search the forum, there are post explaining how to do that, it's a bit complicated.

And after you do ssh into the phone, there is really much that you can do.

Hope this helps, please rate post if it does!

timgaunt82 Tue, 01/22/2008 - 07:27

Thanks, I've looked at the SSH but I wanted to look at the traffic logs to/from the phone. Can you suggeset any ways of doing this?



Paolo Bevilacqua Tue, 01/22/2008 - 15:09

These have to be accessed by the CCM or whatever controls the phone, details varies by the version you have.

webboy123 Mon, 03/10/2008 - 06:46

Try SSH not telnet as i am in on mine

also you may need the correct key to get in

webboy123 Sat, 03/22/2008 - 05:21

p.bevilacqua << Very good read

But i did not need to create the key as we just reflashed the phone and got in via ssh with the program

* still looking for a working config for sip provider


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