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Reverse Telent - Can't break out with CTRL+SHIFT+6 X

Hello all - was wondering if anyone can give me some pointers on how to break out of a telnet session using the key combination mentioned above.

I have a Cisco 2511 Router that has attached to it 2 x 8 Way octal cables that each connect to console ports on various routers in our network. When I make a console connection to the 2511 I am able to connect to any of the routers that have octal connection back to it - no problems, I simply invoke CTRL+SHIFT+6 then hit x. I can then resume that session whenever I choose. However, when I telnet to the 2511 (from a remote on a different network) using any software, Hyperterm, Windows, CRT I cannot break out of a connection that I make to another router from it.

Further tests suggest that the 2511 accepts the CTRL+SHIFT+6 keys, but as soon as I hit the x it freezes and then my telnet session to the 2511 times out. I am guessing that the problem is that I am doing a telnet to a telnet - if that makes sense. When I console and then telnet then all is fine. All the ports, vty, con are set to accpept the default escape-characters.

Anyone got any ideas how I can remedy this problem?

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Re: Reverse Telent - Can't break out with CTRL+SHIFT+6 X

Check whether you have given No exec