>> Oh.  I though that pidentd was supposed to resolve UIDs locally.
>> That's one of the features of the protocol; it provides "here's who
>> *I* think the user is" information back to the requester.
>Of course, that's why I thought IDENT was a fairly bogus mechanism
>since you're asking the remote system to report on its own users and
>someone who controls that machine can report whatever their heart

But that's precisely what you want! The people who say that have no
clue what it is for: it's to help the owner of the *system running
pidentd*; not the person who finds the identd entries in his logs.

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