ONC+ Developer's Guide

Port Monitor Responsibilities

A port monitor is responsible for performing the following tasks in addition to its port monitor function:

A port monitor must perform the following tasks during service invocation:

Note –

Port monitors might ignore this flag if creating a utmp entry for the service does not make sense because of the manner in which the service is to be invoked. On the other hand, some services might not start properly unless utmp entries have been created for them.