Network messaging

paul beard paulbeard at
Wed Nov 19 12:09:51 PST 2003

On Nov 19, 2003, at 11:51 AM, Feltis, Ralph C. wrote:

> Is it possible to set some type of simple messaging system between 
> networked
> FreeBSD machines?  For example, client A pings client B, and then 
> client B
> sends some prespecified text reply to client A.
to what end? I don't know how you respond to a literal ping, but you 
could code up a simple client <-> server system where client A connects 
to client B on a specified port and B emits some text on request.

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