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Re: ping6

On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 08:56:01PM +0100, Répási Tibor wrote:
> What is /bin/ping6 ??? Is it normal that /bin/ping and /bin/ping6 has setuid
> to root?

Ping6 is the IPv6 version of ping.

It is normal that they have setuid turned on.  Othwerise, non-root users
can not open the ICMP socket needed to send and receive echo requests
and replies.


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