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Re: Is it possible for finger to not show .forward?

On 21-Mar-2000 George Bonser wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Mar 2000, David Karlin wrote:
>> Obviously, finger could be disabled, but I'd like to keep it
>> running on the internal network.
>> Is there a way to get finger to not show .forward?
> Try using a different finger daemon. There are a lot of them and they
> allow different configuration options.

I removed my finger daemon, but if I finger a user as root, I can read their
.forward file.  I don't understand how that happens with no daemon.


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