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rick collette
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If I have a need to access a remote system, and run a program on it. TCP/IP, Telnet, FTP?
 
William Brogden
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That would appear to depend on what the program accepts as input, what the output is, and what you are allowed to do on the remote system - among other things.
TCP/IP and Sockets would be ideal.
Bill
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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