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NETWORKS(5)									      NETWORKS(5)

       networks - network name data base

       The  networks  file  contains  information regarding the known networks which comprise the
       DARPA Internet.	For each network a single line	should	be  present  with  the	following

       official network name
       network number

       Items  are separated by any number of blanks and/or tab characters.  A ``#'' indicates the
       beginning of a comment; characters up to the end of the line are not interpreted  by  rou-
       tines which search the file.  This file is normally created from the official network data
       base maintained at the Network Information Control Center (NIC), though local changes  may
       be required to bring it up to date regarding unofficial aliases and/or unknown networks.

       Network	number	may  be  specified in the conventional ``.'' notation using the inet_net-
       work() routine from the Internet address manipulation library,  inet(3N).   Network  names
       may  contain  any  printable  character	other than a field delimiter, newline, or comment



       A name server should be used instead of a static file.

4.2 Berkeley Distribution		   May 6, 1986				      NETWORKS(5)
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