This manual page documents briefly the
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
takes only one optional argument, the username to answer with.
If this is omitted,
will reply with the username ``foobar''.
If the username is RANDOM, a random string is generated.
is typically invoked from inetd. The following
is a typical inetd.conf example:
auth stream tcp nowait nobody /usr/sbin/nullidentd nullidentd