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Re: How many protocols...

  • From: E.B. Dreger
  • Date: Mon Jun 10 15:14:41 2002

AD> Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 14:21:59 -0400 (EDT)
AD> From: Andy Dills


AD> How can you forget the king of all protocols, RIP? :)

RIP isn't an IP protocol. :-)


AD> But seriously, I still don't understand the semantics. If
AD> you're "routing" those protocols, you're also routing SMTP,
AD> DNS, POP, IMAP, HTTP, HTTPS...wacky multiplayer game
AD> protocols...anything that runs on IP, basically.

They run on TCP or UDP, which represent _two_ IP protocols.


AD> So you're either routing IP, or you're routing
AD> `wc -l /etc/services` number of services plus possibly
AD> infinite more.

I interpretted the question to be, "who actively routes real-
world traffic from what protocols on /etc/services"?


Eddy
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