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Enabling telnet on Netgear EVA8000 Digital Entertainer

The Netgear EVA8000 Digital Entertainer has a telnet daemon installed, but by default it is disabled. During bootup the startup script for the telnet daemon examines the contents of /etc/utelnetd.conf and starts the telnet daemon if the contents is set to “ENABLE 1”

Once telnet is enabled you can log into the system with the username “EVA8000” and the password “Netgear”.

There are two ways to do this depending on which firmware version you are running.