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inetd

(networking, tool)
Berkeley daemon program that listens for connection requests or messages for certain ports and starts server programs to perform the services associated with those ports. Sometimes known as netd.

Unix manual page: inetd(8).

inetd

(INternET Daemon) A Unix function that manages many common TCP/IP services. It is activated at startup and waits for various connection requests (FTP, Telnet, etc.) and launches the appropriate server components. See daemon.
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