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Re: tcp connection

At 02:25 PM 6/20/00 +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
>They don't use NVT.  The TELNET protocol is not running on (for example) a
>web server.

Yeah but the NVT settings have to be negotiated for each side to talk to
each other.  If I telnet to an Apache webserver on port 80, my telnet is
going to negotiate NVT with whatever's on the other end.  Both sides have to
agree to establish the connection.  Therefore, either Apache or something
below Apache in the stack has to know about NVT.  Otherwise Apache would
tell me to go take a flying leap if I tried to telnet to it.  What is my
telnet client negotiating with in this case???

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