[-wul] [-pL path]
Returns a human-readable status report on either the system or a particular person. Options to this command should be specified in /etc/inetd.conf.
Example: This daemon is usually invoked by inetd (which uses tcpd to provide access control and logging services). To start fingerd, add the following line to your inetd.conf file:
finger stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd in.fingerd
|-w||Tell fingerd to include a welcome banner, which contains some system information (uptime, OS nae, release) with output.|
|-u||Reject all requests of the form “finger @host”.|
|-l||Log information about requests.|
|-p||Specify an alternate ...|