This command gives you access to the Line Console mode, which allows you to configure various Telnet settings and the console port, as well as to configure console login/enable authentication.

Format line {console | telnet | ssh}
Mode Global Config
console Console terminal line.
telnet Virtual terminal for remote console access (Telnet).
ssh Virtual terminal for secured remote console access (SSH).

The following shows an example of this command.

(Extreme 220) (Config)#line telnet
(Extreme 220)(config-telnet)#