A new OpenBSD identd

OpenBSD has a new identd daemon.  Is identd used for anything other than verification when connecting to an IRC network?  I’ve never seen it in another context.

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3 Comments on A new OpenBSD identd


  1. Tom says:

    If memory servers, PostgreSQL can use `ident` to authenticate local connections.

  2. Joris says:

    sendmail does an ident query after client connection. It tries to get the client user identity (and emit a warning if it doesn’t match “mail from”).