Archive Index (1999-2012) | 2013-current at | About  

Using xinetd for system admin [developerWorks]

Nov 29, 2001 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Every UNIX administrator is familiar with inetd, the daemon that manages most incoming network connections through a centralized configuration file (inetd.conf). The xinetd daemon is a replacement for inetd that offers many improved or new features, and easier configuration. This article on IBM's developerWorks website explains the concepts behind inetd, and gives examples for setting up xinetd at your own… site.

Read full story

This article was originally published on and has been donated to the open source community by QuinStreet Inc. Please visit for up-to-date news and articles about Linux and open source.

Comments are closed.