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Set of Internet protocol service daemons

'ipsvd' is a set of Internet protocol service daemons for TCP/IP and UDP/IP. A daemon waits for incoming connections on a socket; for new connections, it conditionally runs an arbitrary program to handle the connection. The daemons can be told to read and follow pre-defined instructions on how to handle incoming connections. Based on the client's IP address or hostname, they can run different programs, set a different environment, deny a connection, or set a per host concurrency limit. 'ipsvd' can be used to run services usually run by inetd, xinetd, or tcpserver. Normally the ipsv daemons are run by a supervisor process, such as 'runsv' from the runit package, or 'supervise' from the daemontools package.



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Janet Casey

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24 February 2004

Leaders and contributors

Gerrit Pape Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:misc@list.smarden.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ipsvd

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