Subject: new message i'm seeing in /var/log/authlog
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sean Matheis <email@example.com>
Date: 03/28/2000 19:44:36
I've recently been seeing the following messages in my /var/log/authlog file:
Mar 28 19:24:46 labyrinth inetd: connection from mail.cc.trincoll.edu, serv
ice auth (tcp)
Mar 28 19:24:52 labyrinth inetd: connection from llions0.llion.org, service
Mar 28 19:25:02 labyrinth inetd: connection from tscnet.com, service auth (
Mar 28 19:25:16 labyrinth inetd: connection from wilma.widomaker.com, servi
ce auth (tcp)
Mar 28 19:25:28 labyrinth inetd: connection from highlander.cbnet.ns.ca, se
rvice auth (tcp)
What is the service "auth"? Is this something checking against identd? I've
recently enabled it, using a little piece of shell script.
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