ident2 - An advanced ident daemon
ident2 is an advanced ident daemon, which can run as an inetd service
or on it’s own. It has various features such as user defined and random
replies, extensive logging, and full administrative control.
The program follows the usual GNU syntax command-line unless it is
unsupported on your system. GNU options begin with two dashes(‘-’) and
have much more descriptive names.
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Force inetd mode, if autodetection isn’t working.
Force standalone daemon, if autodetection isn’t working.
Allow user defined ident replies. Just do a echo ’ident ar’ >
~/.ident to change your ident reply.
File ident2 should look for in user’s homedir for replies.
Default is ~/.ident
Disable replies for user if user has a ~/.noident file. This
behavior is disabled by default.
Clients timeout after this many seconds
Ident2 will normally try to change it’s uid to something less
privileged if it finds it’s uid to be 0. This option disables
this behavior altogether.
Always send a random reply, regardless of what kind of request
the client made. This is useful for abusing the ident protocol
as well as assisting outgoing IP masqueraded connections.
Daemon-only: Accept no more than this many connections at a
Daemon-only: Bind this port, instead of ’auth’ aka 113
This manual page was written by Alexander Reelsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for
the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).