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Who talks TCP? (RFC0837)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003884D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jan-12
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 14 page(s) / 45K

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 31-Dec-82. The tests were run on 11-Jan-83 from ~12:01 pm to ~8:45 pm PST. Dead, refused, and unreachable hosts were retried 12-Jan-83 from ~8:00 am to ~4:30 pm PST.

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Network Working Group D. Smallberg

Request for Comments: 837 January 1983

Who Talks TCP?

The list of hosts was taken from the NIC hostname table of 31-Dec-82.

The tests were run on 11-Jan-83 from ~12:01 pm to ~8:45 pm PST.

Dead, refused, and unreachable hosts were retried 12-Jan-83 from ~8:00 am

to ~4:30 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 | 12 | 5 | 2 | 23 | 105 | 147

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

a tcp | 8 | 0 | 0 | 4 | 15 | 27

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

m Nothing | 55 | 6 | 0 | 37 | 51 | 149

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

75 11 2 64 171 | 323

FTP Result

accepted or

no tcp/ftp unreachable refused dead accepted+

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

C tcp/ftp | 13 | 5 | 1 | 22 | 79 | 120

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

a tcp | 9 | 0 | 1 | 4 | 13 | 27

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

m Nothing | 63 | 6 | 8 | 38 | 61 | 176

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

85 11 10 64 153 | 323

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SMTP Result

no tcp/smtp unreachable refused dead accepted

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

C tcp/smtp | 3 | 5 | 1 | 22 | 79 | 110

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

a tcp | 10 | 0 | 2 | 4 | 11 | 27

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

m Nothing | 74 | 6 | 13 | 38 | 55 | 186

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

87 11 16 64 145 | 323

Results in alphabetical order:

Name Address Claims Telnet FTP SMTP

---- ------- ------ ------ --- ----

acc 10.2.0.54 ---- d e a d

ada-vax 10.0.0.52 ---- accepted accepted accepted

aerospace 10.2.0.65 T--- accepted ...