nullidentd - a bare minimum identd server
This manual page documents briefly the nullidentd command. This manual
page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page.
Nullidentd is intended to be a bare minimum identd server, suitable for
a firewall or IP Masq/NAT gateway.
nullidentd takes only one optional argument, the username to answer
with. If this is omitted, nullidentd will reply with the username
“foobar”. If the username is RANDOM, a random string is generated.
nullidentd is typically invoked from inetd. The following is a typical
auth stream tcp nowait nobody /usr/sbin/nullidentd nullidentd
nullidentd is written by Brian Young <email@example.com>
This manual page was written by John H. Robinson, IV
<firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used
January 24, 2001 nullidentd(8)