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Re: [LUG] ident: IRC and Linux
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Julian Hall wrote:
| I currently have ident and pident running on my laptop so that when I
| log into IRC it identifies me properly. It's not working. Port 113 is
| mapped through the router to the laptop (I haven't been a pillock and
| mapped the wrong port have I? :)) Every time I log in there is a ~in
| front of my address and I get the usual ident failed messages.
I'm no IRC expert, but I'd say ignore ident and figure out how to get
the IRC client to authenticate you.
Port 113 is right, but the most I've ever done with ident if make
firewalls return "firewall user" (or similar bland reply).
Historically ident leaked *nix userid information, which shouldn't be
leaked in a perfect world, and whilst no doubt it is much better these
days I just don't see the point, and have lived happily without it for
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