nullidentd - a bare minimum identd server
This manual page documents briefly the nullidentd
command. This manual
page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original
program does not have a manual page.
is intended to be a bare minimum identd server, suitable for a
firewall or IP Masq/NAT gateway.
takes only one optional argument, the username to answer with.
If this is omitted, nullidentd
will reply with the username
“foobar”. If the username is RANDOM, a random string is
is typically invoked from inetd. The following is a typical
auth stream tcp nowait nobody /usr/sbin/nullidentd nullidentd
is written by Brian Young <email@example.com>
This manual page was written by John H. Robinson, IV <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).