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date@ - prints the date on a remote host.

date@(1) General Commands Manual date@(1)

NAME

date@ - prints the date on a remote host.

SYNOPSIS

date@ [ host ]

DESCRIPTION

date@ connects to TCP port 13 (Daytime) on host and prints any data it receives. It removes CR (\015) and converts unprintable characters to a visible format.
 
If host is not supplied, date@ connects to the local host.
 
Some computers respond to port 13 with a human-readable date. For example, they may be running
tcpserver -RHl0 0 13 date
using tcpserver.

SEE ALSO

tcpserver(1), tcprules(1), tcprulescheck(1), argv0(1), fixcrio(1), recordio(1), rblsmtpd(1), tcpclient(1), who@(1), finger@(1), http@(1), tcpcat(1), mconnect(1), tcp-environ(5)
 
http://cr.yp.to/ucspi-tcp.html
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