oidentd can send different ident replies for each host connecting through the machine it is running on.
To use this functionality, oidentd must be run with the
Replies can be configured in the masquerading configuration file, which is usually found in
/etc/oidentd_masq.conf or in
/usr/local/etc/oidentd_masq.conf, depending on how oidentd was installed.
This file should consist of lines of the following form:
<host>[/subnet] ident_reply system_type
This file is read from top to bottom, so more specific rules should be placed before more general ones. For example:
10.0.0.1 user1 UNIX 10.0.0.2 user2 FREEBSD 10.0.0.0/24 user3 OTHER
In this example, a
user1 reply is sent in response to all requests for
user2 reply is sent for all requests for
user3 is sent in response to requests for other machines in the