Re: identd giving failures
On Saturday 02 September 2006 18:17, s. keeling wrote:
> Alan Chandler <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > 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: 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
> /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