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Who talks TCP? (RFC0839)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003886D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jan-26
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 25-Jan-83 from ~10:00 am to ~6:30 pm PST. Dead, refused, and unreachable hosts were retried 26-Jan-83 from ~8:00 am to ~6:10 pm PST.

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Network Working Group D. Smallberg

Request for Comments: 839 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 25-Jan-83 from ~10:00 am to ~6:30 pm PST.

Dead, refused, and unreachable hosts were retried 26-Jan-83 from ~8:00 am

to ~6:10 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 | 9 | 6 | 2 | 20 | 110 | 147

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

a tcp | 7 | 1 | 0 | 3 | 16 | 27

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

m Nothing | 58 | 4 | 1 | 30 | 56 | 149

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

74 11 3 53 182 | 323

FTP Result

accepted or

no tcp/ftp unreachable refused dead accepted+

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

C tcp/ftp | 10 | 6 | 2 | 18 | 84 | 120

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

a tcp | 8 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 13 | 27

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

m Nothing | 64 | 4 | 8 | 32 | 68 | 176

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

82 11 12 53 165 | 323

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SMTP Result

no tcp/smtp unreachable refused dead accepted

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

C tcp/smtp | 2 | 6 | 1 | 19 | 82 | 110

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

a tcp | 9 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 12 | 27

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

m Nothing | 76 | 4 | 10 | 31 | 65 | 186

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