I'm trying to use the Net::Telnet module to run a script on a XP machine being executed from a Linux machine and I'm getting the following error.
problem connecting to "IP of XP machine", port 23: Connection refused at Telnet.pl line 11
This is my 1st time using the Telnet module so maybe I'm overlooking something (??). I even tried to manually run a telnet to the XP system with no success and the same error message. I'm not sure what to try from here ....
my $host = "IP of XP machine";
my $perl_path = "/msg/spgear/tools/bin/perl";
$t = new Net::Telnet( Timeout => '10') || die "Could not create Telnet
+ object: $@ -- $!\n";
$t->open($host) || die "Could not open connection to host: $host $@ --
... rest of program ...