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Using /etc/services for in-house well-known ports

I couldn't find anything much about this, but I'm interested what are pros and cons (if any) in using /etc/services for in-house software? On my Linux distro (Ubuntu 14.04) at the end of ...
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Most efficient way to serve less than 10 http requests per day using cgi

Our company manages over one hundred servers and we would like to "ask" these servers for basic usage info once or twice a day using http. The usage info can be easily found with a perl cgi script ...
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Correct way to modify startup options for svc:/network/finger:default in Solaris 10?

I want to make "finger" harmless on Solaris 10, and I see this in the man page; OPTIONS fingerd supports the following option. -s Enable secure mode. Deny forwarding of queries to other ...
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How can I run git daemon using launchd (on demand, inited style)?

I am trying to run git daemon using launchd (on demand, inited style). But git clone git clone git://127.0.0.1/testrepo fails with Cloning into 'testrepo'... fatal: unable to connect to 127.0.0.1 ...
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Bind telnetd to specific IP on AIX 5.3?

Is it possible to bind telnetd to a specific IP on AIX 5.3? I know telnet is evil. Unfortunately, we have to have it listening on one interface for a specific application, but I want to make sure ...
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ftp/tcp server failing (looping)

I'm getting frequent errors in /var/log/messages and the ftp service is getting stopped and started over and over. I haven't got any clue behind this error message and what is happening during these ...
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approx via inetd is not open to connection for others machines

I have an approx server to speed up Debian apt updates, on my Ubuntu 11.04 desktop PC, it had ran fine in the past, but today le 9999 port is open from localhost, but not for others PC. I have not ...
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What services does hosts.allow NOT affect?

I know that hosts.allow and host.deny only affect things that are tcpwrappered, but what does this mean in practice? It seems that most people use hosts.allow to handle ssh and nfs blocking, but what ...
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Appropriate substitute for inetd on Windows platform?

What is the appropriate Windows XP or later way to summon a remote communications process that would be analogous to inetd on Unix/Linux? For example, how does VNC client connect to the VNC server on ...
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sshd on mac does no longer accept connections in inetd (-i) mode, but does in do not detach mode (-D), how to fix?

Some weeks ago ssh login was no longer possible to a remote Mac. Problem started occuring around upgrading Webmin to version 1.550 and/or changing settings using webmin. Using: * Mac OS X 10.6.5 + ...
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TCPWrappers still in use?

According to my current understanding, tcpwrappers can be used via inetd or xinetd. Lately I have been informed that inetd/xinetd came into existence to make more efficient use of hardware in earlier ...
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VNC over xinetd doesn't starts vncserver

in Debian Lenny, using TightVNC 1.3.9 I can setup a VNC server manually by using vncserver -query localhost -once -geometry 1024x768 -depth 16 :1 But then, as I have read is a better option, I use ...
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How complex of a daemon should be run through inetd?

What is the general rule for which daemons should be started up through inetd? Currently, on my server, sshd, apache and sendmail are set up to run all the time, where simple *NIX services are set up ...
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Is there anyway to improve the performance of inetd?

I have a tcp server setup using inetd on aix 5.3. Problem is the responses come very very slowly from the server.But if I have a standalone deamon server , its very fast. But my requirement is that i ...
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inetd / xinetd not working under cygwin

I am trying to use xinetd (or inetd) with netcat to act as a TCP proxy. This setup works on Linux without issue. Under Cygwin, either as a service or from the a Cygwin command line, the (x)inetd ...