Subject: Re: CVS commit: src (identd -L)
To: Warner Losh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 05/19/1999 17:43:01
On Wed, 19 May 1999, Warner Losh wrote:
: : 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...
Yeah, but if the guy broke root on my machine, I have much bigger problems
than skript kiddiez attacking other hosts.
That said, identd has come in handy for precisely the reason above several
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)