Trying to telnet from router to router across frame relay (details below). Can ping OK but when I telnet it gets as far as telling me the session is open but I never get prompted for a password. I hit enter and every key combination I can think of. I have tried entering the telnet password despite not being prompted. Nothing. The connection times out anywhere from 15 seconds to 2 minutes after connecting (no matter how much I bang on the keyboard). A field tech said he could telnet to the router from the ethernet side (when he was there previously) but no one has actually demonstrated this to me.
Below are some configuration details. You'll notice that one dlci is set to IETF and the other one isn't. I tried changing the near side from IETF to CISCO and it did not fix the problem. I have since changed it back to IETF. I was told this setting is locally significant only and besides, remember that it pings.
Telnetting from: Cisco 3845 Version 12.4(16a), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc2)
Telnetting to: Cisco 2821 Version 12.4 (sorry, that's all the details I have on this one -- from a show run printout)
Destination (FAR end) router vty config:
line vty 0 4
password 7 xxxxxxxxxxx
transport input telnet
Destination (FAR end) router interface config:
interface Serial0/0/0.181 point-to-point
description PVC for Monitoring
ip address 192.168.0.2 255.255.255.252
frame-relay interface-dlci 181
NEAR end interface config:
interface Serial1/0.180 point-to-point
description ABC group2 (ABC)
ip vrf forwarding ABC
ip address 192.168.0.1 255.255.255.252
no cdp enable
frame-relay interface-dlci 180 IETF
Thanks in advance.