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RE: inetd question

Thanks Peter.

I guess it's the ident service. So I try nowait.120 and see what


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>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Peter Tobias [SMTP:tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de]
>Sent:	Thursday, June 12, 1997 11:52 PM
>To:	Michael Meskes
>Cc:	Die Adresse des Empfängers ist unbekannt.
>Subject:	Re: inetd question
>On Jun 12, Michael Meskes wrote:
>> I get quite a lot of these messages:
>> inetd[153]: ident/tcp server failing (looping), service terminated 
>> How can I tell which service is the one that's asked for too often?
>Have you tried the -l (and maybe the -d) option of the identd?
>BTW: Never ever use the tcp_wrapper for the identd (you'll get a nice
>tcpd->identd->tcpd->... loop).
>You could also check (and count) the "connect" messages from the
>tcp_wrapper in /var/log/daemon.log.
>Another possibility would be to start inetd with the -d option.
>> I tried tcplogd but all tcp requests logged are to auth and www-proxy both
>> of which are not in /etc/inetd.conf. I don't know how auth is handled, is
>> an internal service? www-proxy was added by myself and points to a squid
>> daemon so inetd shouldn't get a hand on it, or does it?
>If squid receives a request from a local user and squid wants to check
>the identity it will call the local ident/auth service (which will be
>called by inetd).
>Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de> <tobias@debian.org>
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