6.18. Iana-Etc-1.04

The Iana-Etc package provides data for network services and protocols.

Approximate build time: 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 1.9 MB
Installation depends on: Make

6.18.1. Installation of Iana-Etc

The following command converts the raw data provided by IANA into the correct formats for the /etc/protocols and /etc/services data files:


Install the package:

make install

6.18.2. Contents of Iana-Etc

Installed files: /etc/protocols and /etc/services

Short Descriptions


Describes the various DARPA Internet protocols that are available from the TCP/IP subsystem


Provides a mapping between friendly textual names for internet services, and their underlying assigned port numbers and protocol types