SunScreen 3.1 Administration Guide


The SunScreen telnet proxy logon process takes place in two stages:

For information on setting up the telnet proxt, see "PROXY_Telnet".

To Use the Telnet Proxy

The following these steps illustrate what a user logging into a system through the telnet proxy would experience. In this example, the proxy is running on a Screen named Screen and the user wants to connect to the system namned

  1. Type the following:

    % telnet Screen

    The following text appears:

    SunScreen Telnet Proxy Version: 3.1

  2. Type the username at the prompt:


  3. Type your password to authenticate you to this proxy:


    The password is not echoed. If you are successful, you will see the normal telnet connection information for the system, for example:

    % Trying
    Connected to
    Escape character is `^]'.
    UNIX(r) System V Release 4.0 (

  4. Log in to the system as you normally would and, if required, type a password.