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Character Restriction in Command Window

By bonjournrk ·
Hi,
I am facing a strange problem & Im not sure if is an OS issue.When I telnet to a particular IP and try to execute a statement, after a particular no. of characters,the cursor does not move.I tried to telnet to the same IP in other computers and faced the same issue i.e the cursor does not mone further at the same spot.
Could anyone help??

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by Bizzo In reply to Character Restriction in ...

The command line length depends on the OS:

Windows NT, the command line is limited to 256 characters.
Windows 2000, the command line is limited to 2046 characters.
Windows XP, the command line is limited to 8190 characters.

For all OS's NTFS and FAT allows pathnames of up to 260 characters.

If you're not reaching any of these limits with your command line, then maybe telnet has it's own input limit. In which case you may want to break up your input line with a continuation character, which I think is "\" at the end of the line.

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