May 26, 2018

Perl5 modules to access and use network protocols

libnet is a collection of Perl modules which provides a simple and consistent programming interface API to the client side of various protocols used in the internet community.

For details of each protocol please refer to the RFC. RFC’s can be found a various places on the WEB, for a starting point look at


The RFC implemented in this distribution are

NetFTP        RFC959          File Transfer Protocol
NetSMTP       RFC821          Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
NetTime       RFC867          Daytime Protocol
NetTime       RFC868          Time Protocol
NetNNTP       RFC977          Network News Transfer Protocol
NetPOP3       RFC1939         Post Office Protocol 3

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