|Subject: (1.15) Is an ident or authorization protocol supported?|
An unsupported patch for nnrpd to add ident support can be found via
FTP at ftp://ftp.csie.nctu.edu.tw/pub/News/packages/nnrpd-ident.tar.gz It
includes patches to add tin's xuser and xmotd commands as well as a
list subscription system. (email@example.com)
Remember: ident information is only as valid as the server you connect
to. Any fool with root access (or anyone with a PC or Mac) can create
a bogus ident server that will give out whatever information they want
you to see. It's not an authorization or identification protocol, it's
The authd protocol is added to nnrpd by <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This unsupported patch can be found in
The documentation is in Japanese. Good luck.
In a future release, you will be able to log all POST commands with
ident information if you so choose. (Maybe INN 1.5)
[Last Changed: $Date: 1997/11/03 18:15:49 $ $Revision: 2.37 $]
[Copyright: 1997 Heiko Rupp, portions by Tom Limoncelli, Rich Salz, et al.]