About Xinetd

Posted at September 22, 2016 at 5:34 pm by Jithin

Xinetd stands for the extended Internet services daemon. It is an open source super server daemon and it runs on many Unix like systems. Xinetd can manage Internet based connectivity and performs the same function as inetd (Internet daemon). It is used to start programs that provide Internet services. Xinetd is also referred as a super server.  Instead of having such servers started at system initialization time, and be dormant until a connection request arrives. It is the only daemon process s   [...]

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