T.Six at gmx.de
Wed Nov 21 17:24:51 UTC 2007
Soren Hansen wrote the following on 21.11.2007 13:23
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 10:43:10PM +0100, Thilo Six wrote:
>>> sebest at mercure:~$ sudo netstat -upna | grep dhclient
>>> udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:68 0.0.0.0:*
>>> is it only accessible from inside?
>> dhclient is no service
> It listens for DHCP responses and alters your network configuration as a
> result of those responses. That counts as a service in my book.
My Firefox sends out a HTTP request and alters the viewed content as a result
of this, but for sure i won´t call Firefox a "service".
A service stays where it is a waits for *incomming* requests (dhcp*d*), a
client walks out and *does* a request (dhclient).
That´s my definition
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