This grid presents a list of known services from the UNIX machine's /etc/services file.
The Services grid is NOT updated every time that Spotlight data is refreshed, as the contents of the /etc/services file do not change often. To update this page manually, press the F5 key, or choose the Refresh option from the View menu.
Because information in the Services page is not updated when Spotlight data is refreshed, data from this page is NOT available in historical snapshots.
Service name: The name of the specified service.
Port number: The port used by the service to transfer data.
Protocol: The transfer protocol used by the service. Possible protocols include TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) and UDP (User Datagram Protocol).
Aliases: Alternative names for the service.
Active? The current status of the port used by the service (initially blank). To display the status, right-click on a service in the table, and choose Test port from the shortcut menu. Possible values are: