ANN: fauxident 1.2.1 -- A simple, faked ident daemon
Erik Max Francis
Tue, 21 Oct 2003 20:15:02 -0700
fauxident is a small Python script that will act as an extremely
naive ident server, answering all ident requests with a consistent
response -- either an ERROR or a USERID response. This can be
advantageous on systems where running a true identd is
unavailable, where it would be a security risk, or when
masquerading firewalls are in use, where multiple machines are
involved behind the firewall and running a proper ident system is
not an option.
Getting the software
The current version of fauxident is 1.2.1.
The latest version of the software is available in a tarball here:
The official URL for this Web site is
fauxident requires Python 2.x or greater and a Unix or Unix-like
This code is released under the GPL.
Release history [since 1.2]
- 1.2.1; 2003 Oct 21. User name permuting was accidentally on by
default; corrected missing -m entry in usage information.
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