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     Re: [nocol-users] Hostmon-client connection

On Sun, 31 Jan 1999, Frank Crawford wrote:

> Date: Sun, 31 Jan 1999 19:15:36 +1100 (EST)
> From: Frank Crawford <frank@kent.ansto.gov.au>
> Reply-To: frank@ansto.gov.au
> To: nocol-users@navya.com
> Cc: frank@kent.ansto.gov.au
> Subject: [nocol-users] Hostmon-client connection
> Has anyone considered ripping out the telnet stuff from hostmon-client
> and using inetd to serve up the file.  This could either be done
> with a simple "cat" or invoking hostmon-client with a special option.
>   [...]

It's probably a decent-enough idea, though there are some things that I
think needs to be/stay persistent in the client.  Otherwise, it'd
probably shorten the code but increase the difficulty of the setup and
maintenance (with inetd mods needed along with the installation of tcpd
or similiar).


Russell M. Van Tassell                          Commercial Systems Corp.
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