[Mailman-Users] How does Mailman use identd?

J C Lawrence claw at varesearch.com
Wed Mar 24 00:05:27 CET 1999

On Tue, 23 Mar 1999 12:51:42 -0600 
Paul Barnett <ptb at home.ptb.org> wrote:

> I meant that the authentication failed, because the packets were
> blocked by default.  But, it wasn't a fatal error -- the message
> was still passed and the subscription succeeded.  All I have to do
> is add a rule to admit the packets if I want to do so -- identd is
> still configured in /etc/inetd.conf.

There are versions of identd which will forward the request to
internal servers (pidentd?), or which will operate off their own
non-/etc/passwd data in answering the reply.  Poke about freshmeat
and other such and you hsould find them.

> Thanks for the info.


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