RFC 869

Host Monitoring Protocol, December 1983

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R. Hinden

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC0869

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This RFC specifies the Host Monitoring Protocol used to collect information from various types of hosts in the Internet. Designers of Internet communications software are encouraged to consider this protocol as a means of monitoring the behavior of their creations.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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