In reply to dollar at skynet.ie's flatulent wordings,
> I keep getting requests for an indentd daemon to be "forked", if that the
> right word for it, on my box on an nolimits ppp connection. Now I don't
> have identd on my machine. I've removed the line in /etc/inetd.conf with
> it and hope that will stop the requests.
>> What I want to know is, how do I find out who's making the requests?
You can always either log connections on the port via ipfwadm/ipchains, use a
connection logger like iplog/ippl or have a program listen on the port and log
the ip or have the program listening on the port to log IPs (a lot of linux
installations come with tcpwrappers, binary of which is called tcpd, if you
have a tcpd before your ident line you can configure it to log addresses or
some such in your hosts.allow or hosts.deny file. Of course I wouldn't worry
too much about ident connections, a lot of servers out there (again especially
linux installations) to a reverse ident lookup when you make a connection to
their machines, just about all irc servers do it
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