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ident2 - An advanced ident daemon
ident2 is an advanced ident daemon, which can run as an inetd service or on it's
own. It has various features such as user defined and random replies,
extensive logging, and full administrative control.
The program follows the usual GNU syntax command-line unless it is unsupported
on your system. GNU options begin with two dashes(`-') and have much more
- -h, --help
- Show summary of options.
- -u, --usage
- Shows example command lines
- -v, --version
- Show version information
- -l, --license
- Show licensing information
- -a, --force-inetd
- Force inetd mode, if autodetection isn't working.
- -d, --force-daemon
- Force standalone daemon, if autodetection isn't working.
- -i, --use-user-ident
- Allow user defined ident replies. Just do a echo 'ident ar' >
~/.ident to change your ident reply.
- -y, --user-reply-file
- File ident2 should look for in user's homedir for replies. Default is
- -n, --allow-noident-file
- Disable replies for user if user has a ~/.noident file. This behavior is
disabled by default.
- -o, --client-timeout
- Clients timeout after this many seconds
- -s, --dont-change-uid
- Ident2 will normally try to change it's uid to something less privileged
if it finds it's uid to be 0. This option disables this behavior
- -r, --always-random
- Always send a random reply, regardless of what kind of request the client
made. This is useful for abusing the ident protocol as well as assisting
outgoing IP masqueraded connections.
- -m, --daemon-maxclients
- Daemon-only: Accept no more than this many connections at a time.
- -p, --daemon-port
- Daemon-only: Bind this port, instead of 'auth' aka 113
This manual page was written by Alexander Reelsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the
Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).