Re: What to return for AUTH tcp/113 requests?
On Thu, 29 May 2003 19:29:52 +0530, Raghavendra Bhat wrote:
>>> it's not good to just drop the auth (ident) requests -- IIRC it
>>> makes mail clients delay.
>>> the question is how should they be rejected?
>I dunno why you say that a drop makes the client delay. Maybe you
>should ULDROP it and log the ident/whatever request on a port using
Dropping the request in fact DOES make the client wait until it gets a timeout.
One should REJECT the request instead, probably using "port unreachable."
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