Re: identd giving failures
Alan Chandler <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I am trying to set up postgres to dump across the network, using ident
> checking on the username of the caller.
> But it always failing. When I turn on logging of requests by identd, I find
> the following in the log
> Aug 28 23:50:41 kanger identd: netlink_lookup: write failed: Connection
Perhaps like most people, they refuse to answer ident requests. I run
fauxident.py for the same reason. It answers ident requests with just
enough bogus information to satisfy ident requests on servers I work
/usr/local/src/fauxident-1.2.1/fauxident.py -r UNIX \
-u infidel,heretic,apostate -m -s 3
Replies with realm UNIX, randomly picks one of three fictitious
usernames, randomly shuffles the letters of the username, and adds
three random digits to the end of the username.
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