[CentOS] xinetd custom service - perl - remote address

Thu May 28 15:46:34 UTC 2020
Gary Stainburn <gary.stainburn at ringways.co.uk>

Hi all,

I can't believe that I can't find the answer to this one.  I have a perl script which is called by xinetd.

I want that perl script to be able to detect the remote IP address of the caller.

I presumed that it would be an environment variable but I could be wrong.  I've found reference to the ENV and PASSENV arguments for xinetd.conf but no examples, and no indication of what auguments to use.

In my script I have the following code:

foreach (keys %ENV) { print "$_=$ENV{$_}\n";}

but the only line I get back is: