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Authored by: PimpDaddy on Jan 16, '03 02:51:40AM

Made the changes as you stated, no errors during the make install. Now however, nullidentd just exits when started, or exits when you attempt a connection (telnet localhost 113) stating "Group id is root, exiting." Yes, I did change the grp to wheel, not admin.



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OK, new problem
Authored by: yosithezet on Jan 16, '03 03:06:36AM

You are starting nullidentd manually or as part of the inetd.conf as I described?



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OK, new problem
Authored by: sardu_mac on Jan 16, '03 07:45:31AM
If you followed yosithezet's instructions you shouldn't be starting it manually. In fact, it states in the README:
nullidentd must be run from inetd.

If you've got it installed ok (/usr/local/sbin/nullidentd exists), try this:
sudo killall nullidentd
If you get no output, run that line again until you see No matching processes were found.

Follow yosithezet's instructions for setting up /etc/inetd.conf.

Make sure inetd is up and running, if not try sudo SystemStarter start IPServices or reboot your machine.

Also read the rant at the end of the README and see if all your trouble is really worth it.
: )

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OK, new problem
Authored by: yosithezet on Jan 17, '03 12:28:47AM

Funny you should mention the rant. I found nullidentd after spending an hour on the phone with someone at Apple that said he could tell me how to solve my identd problem behind the Airport (I had it working fine without the Airport) but I'd have to pay $200 for a pro support contract. So I turned to some friends and they suggested nullidentd but gave me the rant also. But then the question arises...is it worth it?

Well if your wife wanted to use IRC with servers that require identd you'd go to the end of the earth to make it work too. ;)



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