in.daytimed - UDP or TCP daytime protocol service daemon
FMRI stands for Fault Management Resource Identifier. It is used
to identify resources managed by the Fault Manager. See fmd(1M) and
The in.daytimed service provides the server-side of the
daytime protocol. This protocol is used for debugging and bandwidth
measurement and is available on both TCP and UDP transports, through port
The in.daytimed service is an inetd(1M)
smf(5) delegated service. The in.daytimed detects which
transport is requested by examining the socket it is passed by the
Once a connection is established, the in.daytimed
generates the current date and time in ctime(3C)
format as 7-bit ASCII
and sends it through the connection. The server then closes the connection.
Any data received from the client side of the connection is discarded.
listens for UDP datagrams. When a
datagram is received, the server generates the current date and time in
format as 7-bit ASCII and inserts it in a UDP datagram sent
in response to the client's request. Any received data is ignored.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following