Rwhois testing

Jeremy Kister argus-01 at
Tue Apr 27 15:41:20 EDT 2004

for rwhois testing, I've been using the method i suggested (in the

Recently, i became aware that under corrupt conditions, the rwhois server
will display it's banner, but fail to produce any results when quering for
an ip.  I altered the method to readhow => "toeof", and i changed my config
Service TCP/Rwhois {
    expect: %ok

this seems to be working well; my question is: how can i merge these two
together ?
i.e. when my config reads:
Service TCP/Rwhois {
Argus shows the object down ...because TCP timeout: expecting

tcp::rbuffer clearly has the banner -- can i do something in the Rwhois
method to make the socket close while not impacting my new functionality?

Jeremy Kister

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