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Dylan Thunn22,658 Points
Can't get this to work in workspace or on my computer, wondering why.
Whenever I type telnet httpbin.org 80 into workspace in immediately kicks back closed by a foreign host before I can type anything in, and when I do it on my computer my terminal (using windows 7), goes into a black abyss. Any thoughts?
You need to install telnet (if its not) per the instructions are in the teacher's notes. Type the following into workspaces: telnet httpbin.org 80
Then, fast, while the above is running, quickly also type in:
Get / HTTP/1.1 (+ enter, be sure to enter the spaces & use caps where noted)
Host: httpbin.org (+ enter) (enter - yes a second time!)
In my case, this appeared while I was typing in the rest:
Connected to httpbin.org. Then the whole pages of data appeared. It sounds like your ISP (or local internet connection) may be blocking something. I would try to ask them what would be closing your connection to telnet, as it is free and not secured by anything. Also you need to add the 2 other lines quickly, before it times out. Also, be sure to hit enter twice at the end. Post here again if you still can't get it to work.