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Old 04-23-2002
Data Time service info

Where can i find info about the Time Service of UNIX ???

I need to "speak" with a machine which has UNIX os ( i know its IP address ) and to get from this machine its date or time.
I work with Cygwin on my machine.

any help will be welcomed ....
# 2  
Old 04-24-2002
If the machine has the "daytime" service enabled, you can simply connect via telnet to port 13.


$ telnet host 13
Connected to host (
Escape character is '^]'.
Wed Apr 24 10:55:38 PDT 2002
Connection closed by foreign host.
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