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authorJeff Morriss <jeff.morriss.ws@gmail.com>2015-05-27 11:08:26 -0400
committerAnders Broman <a.broman58@gmail.com>2015-05-28 04:10:08 +0000
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Document the services file in the man pages.
Bug: 11227 Change-Id: Id9cc64820b238bd8c82a758a553e1352398ad885 Reviewed-on: https://code.wireshark.org/review/8664 Reviewed-by: Anders Broman <a.broman58@gmail.com>
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The F<manuf> file is looked for in the same directory as the global
preferences file.
+=item Name Resolution (services)
+
+The F<services> file is used to translate port numbers into names.
+
+The file has the standard F<services> file syntax; each line contains one
+(service) name and one transport identifier separated by white space. The
+transport identifier includes one port number and one transport protocol name
+(typically tcp, udp, or sctp) separated by a /.
+
+An example is:
+
+mydns 5045/udp # My own Domain Name Server
+mydns 5045/tcp # My own Domain Name Server
+
=item Name Resolution (ipxnets)
The F<ipxnets> files are used to correlate 4-byte IPX network numbers to