Subject: Re: identd with NAT and IPv6 support.
To: Space Case <email@example.com>
From: Piotr Stolc <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/29/2002 12:01:10
On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 03:40:45PM -0800, Space Case wrote:
> My point-of-presence on the 'Net (mail, web, ftp -- eskimo.com) requires
> identd for all connections except to the web server. If one is not running
> it, they don't get entirely refused, but they have to wait for the probe to
> time out. :(
This happens when there is no reply from client (when 113/tcp is permanently
filtered on the firewall). When server receives ICMP port unreachable after
trying to connect do ident service, it shouldn't block.
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