Étiquette : Unix

Unix (all-caps UNIX for the trademark) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, developed in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.


Netinfod netinfod – NetInfo daemon SYNOPSIS netinfod domain-tag DESCRIPTION The netinfod daemon serves the information in the given domain-tag to the network. It is normally executed automatically by nibindd(8) and should not be run manually. FILES /etc/netinfo/domain-tag.nidb – where the actual information served is stored EOF


Memberd memberd — group membership resolution daemon SYNOPSIS memberd [options] DESCRIPTION memberd is a daemon process used by the system to resolve group member- ships. It should always be running and responds to messages from the kernel or other processes using membership API calls. All resolution is done using Open Directory calls for both legacy […]


mDNSResponder mDNSResponder — Multicast DNS daemon SYNOPSIS mDNSResponder DESCRIPTION mDNSResponder (also known as mdnsd on some systems) is a daemon invoked at boot time to implement Multicast DNS and DNS Service Discovery. mDNSResponder listens UDP port 5353 for Multicast DNS Query packets. When it receives a query for which it knows an answer, mDNSResponder issues […]


Whois whois – Internet domain name and network number directory service SYNOPSIS whois [-adgprR] [-h host] name … DESCRIPTION Whois looks up records in the databases maintained by several Network In- formation Centers (NICs). The options are as follows: -a Use the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) database. It contains network numbers used in […]


Xinetd xinetd – the extended Internet services daemon SYNOPSIS xinetd [options] DESCRIPTION xinetd performs the same function as inetd: it starts programs that provide Internet services. Instead of having such servers started at system initialization time, and be dormant until a connection request arrives, xinetd is the only daemon process started and it listens on […]