telnet and ftp missing in High Sierra - ideas/suggestions?
jmr at macports.org
Tue Nov 28 22:15:26 UTC 2017
Richard L. Hamilton wrote:
> I can see ditching the telnet server, but the client remains useful for debugging various protocols
For this purpose you're better off using ncat, which is included with nmap.
> Likewise, there remain times a command-line ftp client is useful.
> I see some of what look like command-line ftp client(s) in MacPorts. Is there a particular one people would recommend as the least surprising replacement for the removed ftp client?
There's inetutils as Marius mentioned, but ncftp is quite good as well.
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