> However,does it work if people from remote login to my machine,and then > type > "telnet 127.0.0.1" to login again? > well ... then then host field would be the local address. but it would be non-empty. as i already said, this may be configuration-dependent. just try it. -- Hi! I'm a .signature virus! Copy me into your ~/.signature, please! -- If Windows is the answer, I want the problems back!