Subject: Re: identd with NAT and IPv6 support.
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Aidan Cully <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/28/2002 10:25:58
On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 11:07:03PM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In message <>, Aidan Cully writes:
> >(I've actually considered trying to come up with a "modern" ident
> >protocol, which could deal with users connecting to IP-addresses on a
> >different host.)
> >
> I believe that that's called "Kerberos"...

Not at all.  Kerberos requires protocol modification to make it work
(which we couldn't do in NNTP, and I know about AUTHINFO GENERIC, but
that doesn't matter if clients don't support it), and it requires that
everyone have a Kerberos principal.