Randall A Sindlinger on 20 Dec 2010 11:22:23 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Named pipes

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 02:14:15PM -0500, Julien Vehent wrote:
> On 12/20/2010 12:40 AM, Randall A Sindlinger wrote:
> >
> >As a socket, you should be able to see it with netstat.  You should be
> >able to write to it via telnet to the port on localhost, assuming that
> >netstat shows it's listening there and your firewall rules allow it.
> AFAIK, Unix socket won't show in netstat until they are connected
> (the kernel is simply not aware of their existence).
> Also, unix sockets are not network socket. Netcat (or telnet) won't
> connect to it. 


Thanks for correcting me - it's been far too long since I worked with
sockets, and I completely forgot the differences (reading mail just
before 1am didn't help either :-)

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