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Availability of telnet EXPECT port?

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The Question is:

What applications, that run on VMS for Vax, allow us to directly read and
write messages using the Telnet Protocol?
e.g. EXPECT for UNIX

The Answer is :

  The OpenVMS Wizard is not immediately aware of an OpenVMS port
  of the NIST Expect telnet tool, nor is the EXPECT FAQ posted at:
  Direct access to the socket layer is available, obviously.
  PERL also offers Expect-like capabilities, see the Perl5 Module
  List (of Reusable Software).
  The DEC Test Manager package can be used to simulate terminal-based
  input as part of product testing...

answer written or last revised on ( 28-FEB-2000 )

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