110898     Finger/RSX  Version: December 1987
Submitted by: Thomas R. Wyant III, E.I. duPont de Nemours, Richmond,
Operating System: RSX-11M V4.0, RSX-11M-PLUS V3.0 forward  Source
Language: FORTRAN 77, MACRO-11  Memory Required: 28KW  Keywords:
Abstract: This program is an RSX implementation of an interface to
DECUS Program No. V-SP-14, "Finger System: Network and Local
Server", and provides similar functionality. In particular
it performs the following:
.  Identifies current users of the system, when and where
   logged in, etc. The search is on the last name, with support
   for the wild card characters "*" and "%".
.  Finds a specific user and displays the above information
   plus the contents of the user's FINGER.PLN file.
.  Serves as an in-bound DECnet server to allow searching
   for users on other nodes.  Explicit route-through is
   supported to allow use in an internet environment.
No command line switches are supported.  Switches will be
preserved in a route-through operation, and ignored in a
request to the local node.
The various pieces of FINGER/RSX functionality require
system support as follows:
.  The display of FINGER.PLN and last login time requires
   multiuser protection.
.  The display of current system users and the use of "." to
   finger yourself requires accounting (and therefore
.  The display of information to or from remote systems
   requires DECnet.
Notes: Some functionality requires RSX-11M-PLUS.
Media (Service Charge Code): 600' Magnetic Tape (MA)  Format: DOS-11

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