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fingerd

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NAME

fingerd - The user information server for networks  

SYNOPSIS

fingerd [-s]

The fingerd program allows users to get information about remote systems or users when they execute; for example, finger [email protected].  

FLAGS

Turns on socket level debugging.  

DESCRIPTION

The fingerd program is a protocol that provides an interface to the finger(1) command. fingerd is invoked by inetd(8), which listens for finger requests at port 79. When it receives control, fingerd reads a single command line, terminated by a newline, and passes it to the finger command, which generates a report. fingerd closes its port connection when output from finger is finished.  

FILES

Specifies the command path User database who file Plans for requested user Projects for requested user whois command who command  

RELATED INFORMATION

Commands: finger(1), inetd(8), syslogd(8), who(1)

Specifications: RFC742 delim off


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
FLAGS
DESCRIPTION
FILES
RELATED INFORMATION

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