is a daemon that waits for incoming address requests on
detects itself as being the searched host, it sends a reply to the
client, allowing the retrieval of its
address. It is possible to specify an alternate
on command line, instead of using the value returned from the
function. This is useful if your hostname is dynamically changed when
the link goes up.
is invoked as
it will work as a server: it makes its work and exit, instead of wait
for new requests; this is useful if you want
to automatically run the server when a request arrives.
Set the number of times to re-send the reply. Default is 5 times.
Set the interface used to get the address to send to the client, for
Note that this option can't be used if
by inetd. Note also that you have to kill
if the interface address
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address and the searched hostname are logged through the
system logger daemon, using the
facility and the
level. Transmission errors use the
level and are logged only if
was compiled with the debug support.
to find the asp protocol port number.