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Re: identd giving failures

On Saturday 02 September 2006 18:17, s. keeling wrote:
> Alan Chandler <alan@chandlerfamily.org.uk>:
> >  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[18705]: netlink_lookup: write failed:
> > Connection refused
> 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
> with.
>     /usr/local/src/fauxident-1.2.1/fauxident.py -r UNIX \
>          -u infidel,heretic,apostate -m -s 3

I did actually discover the answer with a bit of googling.

You need to load module tcp_diag in /etc/modules.

Then it works

Alan Chandler

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