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chapter 43, UNIX->Unix

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1<sect2>
2<title>Contents</title>
3
4<para>The ucspi-tcp package contains <command>tcpserver</command>,
5<command>tcprules</command>, <command>tcprulescheck</command>,
6<command>argv0</command>, <command>fixcrio</command>,
7<command>recordio</command>, <command>rblsmtpd</command>,
8<command>tcpclient</command>, <command>who@</command>,
9<command>date@</command>, <command>finger@</command>,
10<command>http@</command>, <command>tcpcat</command>,
11<command>mconnect</command>, <command>addcr</command> and
12<command>delcr</command></para>
13
14<para>You can also find detailed descriptions of each of these programs at
15<ulink url="http://cr.yp.to/ucspi-tcp/tcpserver.html"/>, but here is a brief summary:</para>
16
17</sect2>
18
19<sect2><title>Description</title>
20
21<sect3><title>tcpserver</title>
22<para><command>tcpserver</command> listens for incoming <acronym>TCP</acronym>
23connections on a given port, and runs a program of your choosing in response to
24a connection.</para></sect3>
25
26<sect3><title>tcprules</title>
27<para><command>tcprules</command> compiles rules that govern access
28control for <command>tcpserver</command> into a fast access database format.
29</para></sect3>
30
31<sect3><title>tcprulescheck</title>
32<para><command>tcprulescheck</command> makes it possible to see how
33<command>tcpserver</command> will react to connections from a given address
34without actually having to connect via that address. This is useful for
35checking to see if the access control rules you are using are doing what you
36expected.</para></sect3>
37
38<sect3><title>argv0</title>
39<para><command>argv0</command> runs a given program with a specified 0th
40argument.</para></sect3>
41
42<sect3><title>fixcrio</title>
43<para><command>fixcrio</command> inserts carriage returns at the end of lines
44when they are missing.</para></sect3>
45
46<sect3><title>recordio</title>
47<para><command>recordio</command> records all input and output of a program
48given as an argument.</para></sect3>
49
50<sect3><title>rblsmtpd</title>
51<para><command>rblsmtpd</command> is a spam blocking program that works in
52conjunction with your <acronym>SMTP</acronym> daemon and <command>tcpserver
53</command>.</para></sect3>
54
55<sect3><title>tcpclient</title>
56<para><command>tcpclient</command> creates a connection to a <acronym>TCP
57</acronym> port for a given program.</para></sect3>
58
59<sect3><title>who@</title>
60<para><command>who@</command> is a demonstration program using <command>
61tcpclient</command> that has the functionality of the <command>rwho</command>
62program. It requires a server running <command>sysstat</command> on port 11.
63</para></sect3>
64
65<sect3><title>date@</title>
66<para><command>date@</command> is a demonstration program using <command>
67tcpclient</command> that will return the system time of a remote host which
68is running a <command>daytime</command> service on port 13.</para></sect3>
69
70<sect3><title>finger@</title>
71<para><command>finger@</command> is a demonstration program using <command>
72tcpclient</command> that mimics the functionality of the <command>finger
73</command> program. It requires a server running <command>fingerd</command>
74on port 79.</para></sect3>
75
76<sect3><title>http@</title>
77<para><command>http@</command> downloads web pages from web servers.</para>
78</sect3>
79
80<sect3><title>tcpcat</title>
81<para><command>tcpcat</command> connects to a <acronym>TCP</acronym> port and
82prints all that is returned from the port.</para></sect3>
83
84<sect3><title>mconnect</title>
85<para><command>mconnect</command> connects to a <acronym>TCP</acronym> port,
86delivers any input specified to the port, and prints any output from the port.
87</para></sect3>
88
89<sect3><title>addcr</title>
90<para><command>addcr</command> adds carriage returns to files. This and
91<command>delcr</command> are useful for converting between Windows to Unix file
92formats.</para></sect3>
93
94<sect3><title>delcr</title>
95<para><command>delcr</command> removes carriage returns from files.</para>
96</sect3>
97
98</sect2>
99
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