subb3 at ibm.net wrote:
> Most of the irc servers try to resolve the client identd. Some
> of them do not even allow a connection. How can I fix this problem?
> Where is identd invoked from? Are there any security issues with it?
>> Thank you in advance.
To disable ident resolution, you'll have to edit the server's source.
Depending on the server, it might be as simple as changing a #define, or, more
likely, commenting out a function call.
As for security issues, they're minimal - the information that ident gives you
is only as reliable as the box that the identd is running on is secure, and
most irc clients run on windows with their own ident server, allowing the user
to pick any ident name they want.
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