What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?

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What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / ponnuswamy senthil

ssh is a secured shell, where telnet is not a secured
one.when you ssh to trasnfer data between a system, the data
will be send in the encrypted form, where the hacker cannot
encode or decode it. While you telnet,the data send between
the system is alphabetical format(ASCII), where every one
can understand. More over as per network security, telnet
and ftp are prohibited. Always, trust SSL based data transfer.

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What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / neha sharan

Telnet ->
Its just getting (Telenet) a connection to the server.
Its not more secure. Anybody can use it.
It can be easly hacked.It can be easily read by anybody in
that network

SSH -> secured shocket shell
Its more secure than Telnet .
This has an encrption and decrption of the data /usr/pwd
None can hack this. It is the good way to transfer the data

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What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / saurabh makkar

Telnet:- Telent is a service, which works on Port 23.
Telnet and FTP both we use to access the Server or
Transferred the between Server to Server and Client to
Server. But Telnet is not secure because at Time Data
Transferred, The data Transferred in ASCII form, any Hacker
can read it and Understand easily. But as per Network
Security its Prohibited.

SSH:- As per Name SSH is Secure Shell. SSH works on port
22. SSH is the new resarch on FTP and Telnet. Purpose of
SSH is same as TELNET & FTP. But in SSH data transferred in
Encrypted mode. Encrypted means no body can ENCODE &
DECODE. If any Hacker try to hack the Data at time data
transferred through SSH, cannot ENCODE and DECODE due to
the Encryption Advantage of SSH Services.

Is This Answer Correct ?    34 Yes 1 No

What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / aakash mishra

ssh is a secure way for transfering data where a hacker can
not read your data bcoz of being in incrypted form.
Telnet is not a secure way bcoz it used ASCII format which
is easily to understand.
so be alert while using the TELNET and fell free while ssh.

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What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / srinivas

Both are RDP's for remote Log-In's.In Telnet it will be in
Clear text format where as in SSH it will be in Encrypted
format.

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What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / kiruba

telnet not secure.But ssh secure.SSH using PORT 22 and
telnet using Port 23.

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What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / nishant mendhe

telnet is works on 23 n ssh is works on 22.
telnet is no secure n ssh is secure.
telnet is uses unencrypted connection n ssh is secure b'coz
(passwd).

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What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / manoj

ssh is secure shell is providing encryption rule need
authentication. with paired keys to encryp or decrypt the
data. Also we can securely communicate or transfer file
with each other over network by copying private & public
keys with rsa & dsa.

Telnet is not secure it doesnt provide encryption rule
usually not demanding username & password..

Is This Answer Correct ?    7 Yes 3 No

What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / mcmarc

both are services to connect two m/c
telnet is unsecure as it uses unencrypted connection
whereas ssh is secure as it uses encrypted connection, so
people cannot sniff ur password, etc

Is This Answer Correct ?    8 Yes 5 No

What is the difference between Telnet and SSH?..

Answer / vijay

SSH is a secured shocket shell where telnet is not a
secured one.
SSH using PORT 22 and telnet using Port 23.
when you ssh to trasnfer data between a system, the data
will be send in the encrypted form.
In telnet,the data send between
the system is alphabetical format(ASCII).

Is This Answer Correct ?    7 Yes 5 No

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