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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       in.identtestd - a small daemon that can be used to test Ident servers

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]


DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       in.identtestd is a small daemon (to be started from inetd) that does an
       ident lookup on you if you telnet into it. Can be used to  verify  that
       your Ident server is working correctly.

       The  source code can be found in the debian libident source package, as

EXAMPLE    [Toc]    [Back]

       A typical entry in /etc/inetd.conf would be:

       9999 stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/in.identtestd in.identtestd

       With the above entry in place  and  active,  execute  "telnet  hostname
       99999" from either this system, or another system. It should show something

	   Trying hostname...
	   Connected to hostname.
	   Escape character is '^]'.
	   Welcome to the IDENT server tester, version 1.9

	   (Linked with libident 0.22 Debian)

	   Connecting to Ident server at
	   Querying for lport 1109, fport 9999....
	   Reading response data...
	   Userid response is:
	      Lport........ 1109
	      Fport........ 9999
	      Opsys........ UNIX
	      Charset...... <not specified>
	      Identifier... paul
	   Connection closed by foreign host.

AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]

       Peter Eriksson <pen@lysator.liu.se>
       Manpage written for debian by Paul Slootman <paul@debian.org>.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       ident(3), identd(8), tcpd(8)

3rd Berkeley Distribution				      IN.IDENTTESTD(8)
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