RFC868 Serverrfc868server - Click here to download
This code is Covered under the GPL V2 license. This is the server for "rdate" and similar RFC868 utilities. TCP only implementation on port 37. This package could be useful for machines that don't run any other process that provides this kind of service (xinetd for example). I wrote this for my Fedora Core 12 machine as a simple drop in server. The code is very (possibly over) simple, it should be pretty robust. ./compile - compiles the code ./install - copy the binary and init.d entry into position service rfc868server start - start the server service rfc868server stop - stop the server date;rdate 127.0.0.1 - display system date/time and server date/time should be the same netstat -apl |grep 'rfc868' - Check server is running/listening Tested for GNU gcc / Linux only. It *may* compile/run on other *nix platforms, let me know. Note: If it doesn't work from your LAN check the server machines firewall settings. BUG ! The install script is missing a line "chkconfig --add rfc868server", will be fixed on next release.
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