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authorKyle Evans <kevans@FreeBSD.org>2020-05-14 17:52:29 +0000
committerKyle Evans <kevans@FreeBSD.org>2020-05-14 17:52:29 +0000
commit26a4a61a2852ed8d205485fff5faad5fe0869cd4 (patch)
parente7acb013a1823883f30f0639e6abce8d9ff04655 (diff)
inetd(8): Add comments to all examples
Submitted by: debdrup (with some minor changes by kevans) Reviewed by: bcr (manpages) MFC after: 3 days Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D24818
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=361036
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/usr.sbin/inetd/inetd.8 b/usr.sbin/inetd/inetd.8
index 4dbb1f4759dd..ed784564ace7 100644
--- a/usr.sbin/inetd/inetd.8
+++ b/usr.sbin/inetd/inetd.8
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@
.\" from: @(#)inetd.8 8.3 (Berkeley) 4/13/94
.\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd May 12, 2020
+.Dd May 14, 2020
@@ -793,16 +793,30 @@ the pid of the currently running
Here are several example service entries for the various types of services:
.Bd -literal
+# The first four launch the relevant daemon when a connection on a port
+# as defined by /etc/services is opened.
ftp stream tcp nowait root /usr/libexec/ftpd ftpd -l
ntalk dgram udp wait root /usr/libexec/ntalkd ntalkd
telnet stream tcp6 nowait root /usr/libexec/telnetd telnetd
shell stream tcp46 nowait root /usr/libexec/rshd rshd
+# Let the system respond to date requests via tcpmux
tcpmux/+date stream tcp nowait guest /bin/date date
+# Let people access the system phonebook via tcpmux
tcpmux/phonebook stream tcp nowait guest /usr/local/bin/phonebook phonebook
+# Make kernel statistics accessible
rstatd/1-3 dgram rpc/udp wait root /usr/libexec/rpc.rstatd rpc.rstatd
# Use netcat as a one-shot HTTP proxy with nc (from freebsd-tips fortune)
http stream tcp nowait nobody /usr/bin/nc nc -N dest-ip 80
-/var/run/echo stream unix nowait root internal
+# Set up a unix socket at /var/run/echo that echo's back whatever is written
+# to it.
+/var/run/echo stream unix nowait root internal
+# Run chargen for IPsec Authentication Headers
#@ ipsec ah/require
chargen stream tcp nowait root internal