/etc/services configuration component.
The services file is a local source of information regarding each service available through the Internet.
activates/deactivates the component.
The services file contains an entry for each service. Each entry has the form:
service-name port/protocol aliases
- service-name: This is the official Internet service name.
- port/protocol: This field is composed of the port number and protocol through which the service is provided.
- aliases: This is a list of alternate names by which the service might be requested.