Re: inetd question
On Jun 12, Michael Meskes wrote:
> I get quite a lot of these messages:
> inetd: 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
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 it
> 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).
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