GSP
Quick Navigator

Search Site

Unix VPS
A - Starter
B - Basic
C - Preferred
D - Commercial
MPS - Dedicated
Previous VPSs
* Sign Up! *

Support
Contact Us
Online Help
Handbooks
Domain Status
Man Pages

FAQ
Virtual Servers
Pricing
Billing
Technical

Network
Facilities
Connectivity
Topology Map

Miscellaneous
Server Agreement
Year 2038
Credits
 

USA Flag

 

 

Man Pages


Manual Reference Pages  -  MICRO_INETD (1)

NAME

micro_inetd - simple network service spawner

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Author

SYNOPSIS

micro_inetd port program [args ...]

DESCRIPTION

Like inetd, this program listens on the net for requests and spawns a server to handle them. However, it only handles one port and one program. The intended use is when you have a server that expects to be run by inetd, but you only want to run it temporarily and don’t want to bother with putting it into /etc/services and /etc/inetd.conf and restarting inetd. Instead, just start up micro_inetd, and when you’re done just ^C it.

Other limitations:
* Full inetd lets you specify the socket type as one of stream, dgram, raw, rdm, or seqpacket; micro_inetd only implements stream.
* Full inetd lets you specify wait or nowait; micro_inetd only implements nowait.
* Full inetd lets you specify a user-id to run the server as; micro_inetd doesn’t try to switch user-ids.

SEE ALSO

inetd(8), inetd.conf(5)

AUTHOR

Copyright (C) 1996,2000 by Jef Poskanzer <jef@mail.acme.com>. All rights reserved.
Search for    or go to Top of page |  Section 1 |  Main Index


--> MICRO_INETD (1) 17 December 2000

Powered by GSP Visit the GSP FreeBSD Man Page Interface.
Output converted with manServer 1.07.