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service-ident: Looking up the Remote User Running a Network Service

I’ve just released service-ident, a small program that finds the name of a user accepting TCP/IP connections on a remote host. This only works if the target system is running an Ident server that is not configured to hide this information. …

oidentd 2.3.2 Released

I’m happy to announce the release of oidentd 2.3.2. This is a backward-compatible minor release that includes several bugfixes and improvements. oidentd has also been fuzzed with american fuzzy lop prior to this release. …

I Am Now Maintaining the oidentd Ident Server

oidentd is an RFC 1413 compliant Ident daemon with IP masquerading support. It is primarily used by IRC and mail servers to identify users connecting from shared hosts and public networks. The program was written almost twenty years ago by Ryan McCabe, but has not been actively maintained since 2006. …