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true_atlantis 04-06-2006 07:41 PM

inetd vs xinetd?
what is the difference between inetd and xinetd? i want to specify what services are running, for exaple i want to run SWAT, and i usually just uncomment a file from the inetd.conf file, but how do i do this with xinetd? is xinetd the same as inetd? can someone give me an explination? thanks in advance

pljvaldez 04-06-2006 07:43 PM

angel115 09-09-2009 10:50 AM

FYI: you can have a look at the following link

peterhupston 09-21-2009 02:21 AM

Just go into the /etc/xinetd.d/ folder and vi the file for swat and change enable = no to yes. same with all the other things you need to activate.
the change is basically from a "flat file" where you uncomment the line you need, to a file for each service which is found under /etc/xinetd.d/
Hope that answers your Q

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