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Net::Telnet cpan:KAIEPI last updated on 2019-05-13


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Net::Telnet - TELNET library for clients and servers


use Net::Telnet::Client;
use Net::Telnet::Constants;
use Net::Telnet::Server;

my Net::Telnet::Client $client .= new:
    :supported[SGA, ECHO];
$client.text.tap({ .print });

await $client.connect;
await $client.send-text: 'cowsay ayy lmao';

my Net::Telnet::Server $server .= new:
    :preferred[SGA, ECHO],

react {
    whenever $server.listen -> $connection {
        $connection.text.tap(-> $text {
            say "{$}:{$connection.port} sent '$text'";
        }, done => {
            # Connection was closed; clean up if necessary.

        LAST {
            # Server was closed; clean up if necessary.

        QUIT {
            # Handle exceptions.
    whenever signal(SIGINT) {


Net::Telnet is a library for creating TELNET clients and servers.

Before you get started, read the documentation in the docs directory and read the example code in the examples directory.

If you are using Net::Telnet::Client and don't know what options the server will attempt to negotiate with, run bin/p6telnet-grep-options using the server's host and port to grep the list of options it attempts to negotiate with when you first connect to it.

The following options are currently supported:


Ben Davies (Kaiepi)


Copyright 2018 Ben Davies

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the Artistic License 2.0.