Re: identd

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Tue Mar 28 2000 - 08:47:13 CEST

On Mon, Mar 27, 2000 at 04:44:41PM -0600, winsor nicely wrote:
> according to RFC-931 the identd protocol is quite simple.
> The server receives a query in the form of
> <local-port>, <foreign-port>
> to which the proper reply is in the form of
> <local-port>, <foreign-port> : <response-type> : <additional-info>
> I'm just curious as to whether nc could just send a simple text file
> with the needed info.....
> I'm still reading the RFC so if I run across anything that seems a bit
> strange I'll post it....and probably have a few questions to boot:)

I can easily build a script-server with NC which do that, but
what about value? Anycase, I missing the point: what is the scope
of identd?


I'd like to conclude with a positive statement, but I can't 
remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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