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Telnet Sessions

Hey,

I have a router that is at 100% CPU usage..

it is going crazy...

obviously I can't telnet inside or do anything.. have to get a tech to go out and reboot the machine..

My question is.. is there any tricks of the trade to get inside..

I tried the "telnet (ip of pingable interface) /source-loopback" command

didn't work.. obviously because the remote interface was not pingable.. but I tried anyways..

is there a way to telnet through the MAC address because it recognizes it at level2..

stupid question..

Let me know

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Re: Telnet Sessions

Your best bet at this point, besides reloading, is to get in through the console.

I realize that this may not be possible if you don't have physical access to the router. However, something you might consider for the future is to setup a comm server or other device (e.g. a modem, UNIX box, etc.) which can give you remote access through the console port.

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