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Who talks TCP? (RFC0835)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003882D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Dec-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 13 page(s) / 43K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Smallberg: AUTHOR

Abstract

The list of hosts was taken from the NIC hostname table of 2-Dec-82. The tests were run on 28-Dec-82 from ~12:01 pm to ~8:10 pm PST. Dead, refused, and unreachable hosts were retried 29-Dec-82 from ~8:00 am to ~7:40 pm PST.

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Network Working Group D. Smallberg

Request for Comments: 835 December 1982

Who Talks TCP?

The list of hosts was taken from the NIC hostname table of 2-Dec-82.

The tests were run on 28-Dec-82 from ~12:01 pm to ~8:10 pm PST.

Dead, refused, and unreachable hosts were retried 29-Dec-82 from ~8:00 am

to ~7:40 pm PST.

Claims are taken from the NIC host table:

T = tcp (no particular services mentioned)

t = tcp/telnet

f = tcp/ftp

s = tcp/smtp

Results for each service:

blank (not accepted)

refused

unreachable

dead

accepted

accepted+ (FTP allowed user anonymous, password guest)

Summary information:

Telnet Result

no telnet unreachable refused dead accepted

+-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+

C tcp/telnet | 3 | 26 | 4 | 36 | 61 | 130

l +-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+

a tcp | 9 | 0 | 0 | 4 | 11 | 24

i +-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+

m Nothing | 96 | 10 | 3 | 28 | 23 | 160

+-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+----

108 36 7 68 95 | 314

FTP Result

accepted or

no tcp/ftp unreachable refused dead accepted+

+-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+

C tcp/ftp | 3 | 24 | 3 | 34 | 43 | 107

l +-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+

a tcp | 10 | 0 | 2 | 4 | 8 | 24

i +-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+

m Nothing | 102 | 12 | 10 | 30 | 29 | 183

+-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+----

115 36 15 68 80 | 314

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SMTP Result

no tcp/smtp unreachable refused dead accepted

+-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+

C tcp/smtp | 5 | 25 | 1 | 21 | 44 | 96

l +-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+

a tcp | 10 | 0 | 4 | 4 | 6 | 24

i +-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+

m Nothing | 98 | 11 | 20 | 43 | 22 | 194

+-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+----