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Who talks TCP? (RFC0836)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003883D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jan-05
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 20-Dec-82. The tests were run on 4-Jan-83 from ~12:01 pm to ~1:10 am PST Jan. 5. Dead, refused, and unreachable hosts were retried 5-Jan-83 from ~8:00 am to ~4:15 pm PST.

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Network Working Group D. Smallberg

Request for Comments: 836 January 1983

Who Talks TCP?

The list of hosts was taken from the NIC hostname table of 20-Dec-82.

The tests were run on 4-Jan-83 from ~12:01 pm to ~1:10 am PST Jan. 5.

Dead, refused, and unreachable hosts were retried 5-Jan-83 from ~8:00 am

to ~4:15 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 | 13 | 6 | 4 | 23 | 91 | 137

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

a tcp | 8 | 0 | 0 | 3 | 15 | 26

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

m Nothing | 64 | 3 | 3 | 37 | 45 | 152

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

85 9 7 63 151 | 315

FTP Result

accepted or

no tcp/ftp unreachable refused dead accepted+

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

C tcp/ftp | 13 | 5 | 4 | 21 | 70 | 113

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

a tcp | 9 | 0 | 3 | 3 | 11 | 26

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

m Nothing | 72 | 4 | 10 | 39 | 51 | 176

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

94 9 17 63 132 | 315

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SMTP Result

no tcp/smtp unreachable refused dead accepted

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

C tcp/smtp | 4 | 6 | 0 | 21 | 72 | 103

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

a tcp | 10 | 0 | 4 | 3 | 9 | 26

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

m Nothing | 82 | 3 | 19 | 39 | 43 | 186

+-----------+-------------+---------+------+------------+--...