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Xinetd

http://www.xinetd.org/
xinetd is a replacement for inetd, the internet services daemon. Anybody can use it to start servers that don't require privileged ports because xinetd does not require that the services in its configuration file be listed in /etc/services. It can do access control on all services (multi-threaded or single-threaded, and for both TCP and UDP protocols) based on the address of the remote host and time of access. It supports internal access control, the use of the libwrap library, and IPv6 with access control.

Documentation

User tutorial available in HTML format from http://www.macsecurity.org/resources/xinetd/tutorial.shtml

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey13 August 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email bbraun@synack.net" Rob Braun Maintainer
"Email panos@cs.colorado.edu" Panagiotis Tsirigotis Contributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:xinetd@synack.net


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite tcp_wrappers

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 February 2004.



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