dnlogin - Connect as a terminal to a DECnet system
dnlogin [options] nodename
[-Vh] [-d level] [-e char]
dnlogin connects to a remote DECnet system.
This application implements the CTERM protocol over DECnet for
connecting to a remote DECnet host. It expects to be run from a
dnlogin is a replacement for the old "sethost" program.
Set the exit character. By default this is ^]. You can
specify the exit character as a control character by
preceding it with a circumflex eg (^A means control-A) or
as a number in decimal (default), octal (starting with a
zero), or hexadecimal (preceded by 0x or 0X).
-T connect timeout
Specifies the maximum amount of time the command will
wait to establish a connection with the remote node. a 0
here will cause it to wait forever. The default is 60
-h -? Displays help for using the command.
-V Show the version of the package that dnlogin was built
Connect to remote VAX host named "mv3100".
The CTERM specifications available from Digital does not include
how to setup VMS terminal characteristics, so the host cannot
identify the capabilities of the session we are creating. The
simplest workaround is to set the terminal capabilities manually
upon login or including the following command in the login.com
$ SET TERM/DEC_CRT
dntype(1), dndir(1), dndel(1), dntask(1), dnping(1)