6.17. Iana-Etc-2.20

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

Approximate build time: less than 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 2.1 MB

6.17.1. 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:


This package does not come with a test suite.

Install the package:

make install

6.17.2. 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