Subject: Re: CVS commit: src (identd -L)
To: Alan Barrett <>
From: Warner Losh <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/19/1999 12:55:14
In message <> Alan Barrett writes:
: The cookie from *my* ident server is intended to help *me* determine
: which of my users did something naughty with your service.  That's it.
: That's all that the ident protocol is useful for.

Unless, of course, this naughty user broke root first, or was able to
break root on a machine that was able to send the response to the
ident request faster than your identd responded...