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I'd like to activate the built in auth deamon, so when i log in to IRC servers, they can authenticate me.
I wanted to activate telnet too.
What i did:
First i checked if ether of one is not allready working (netstat -apA inet).
I use FC4, so i looked in Desktop > System Settings > Server Settings > Services
-xined (was allready checked)
after a reboot, none of them were working.
so i went to /etc/xinetd.d/auth and changed there the status 'disabled = yes' to 'no'
the same i did with /etc/xinetd.d/telnet .
now telnet is working fine, but auth refuses to work.
I thought, maybe i can start it manually from a terminal.
so i entered '/usr/sbin/in.authd'
ok, it seemed to be running, but it was not listening.
I don't really know what to do after starting the deamon (is it really a deamon?)
after i start it, it just does nothing, when i hit the Enter-Key it answers:
0 , 0 : ERROR :INVALID-PORT
When i type '113, 113' it answers (after some time):
113 , 113 : ERROR :NO-USER
I am completely lost. It should be a server but it simply does not behave like one, it does not listen, and that buggs me the most...
please help me, how can i start in.authd so it listens on port 113?
Don't do this. Use SSH instead. Otherwise your password and all your data will be transmitter in cleartext, allowing anyone who happen to listen on your network to get your user name and password. And you don't want that, do you? In addition, running the SSH daemon allows you to perform secure file transfers (SFTP) and secure X-forwarding, which enables you to run X applications remotely with the window appearing on your desktop as if it was run locally.
To start sshd, you can use the Desktop->System Settings->Server Settings->Services configuration tool. If you have any questions about this, feel free to ask, and I'll be happy to answer.
hi dude sorry if u think that way for me u not doing mistake as i state ur point is right
but i belive who come here is the people who want to learn not just want to settle thier problem
and me also i cant say i am good, sometime i open threads to ask the question i dont know
maybe the way i describe is a bit rought , but yeah sometime i admit myself is not perfect , correct me if there something i did wrong either little bit or little more btw sorry my english
routers: lol, got THAT too (even the Q-Time --> MPlayer GUI)
What i need AUTH for: What routers said is quite right, educational reasons are here the point, plus if you try to log in to EFnet without AUTH, it just doesn't let you log on (I tryed with TELNET to port 6667, and yes, i know the RFC1459).
What I need TELNET for: It's easy to put strings to a telnet server, easier that with SSH, because when you intercept the send packages, you can see what my client (that I'm programming) is sending. So in this case, i actually make use of the fact, that it is not encrypted.
With this, i can see the raw packages _and_ what comes to the server.
(The telnet serv won't understand any of those commands, it's just something to see it the strings are well formated and stuff).
BUT none of you guys actually answered my question:
How to get in.authd to listen on port 113.
(Like I said in my initial post, Telnet server works now)
Man, i want in.authd to work on my system!!!!!!111oneoneone
In fact, in the meantime i made it work, and it sits at port 113 and listens...
BUT it only gives out AUTH repsonses for the current connection of AUTH, anyting else, will get a : ERROR : NO-USER.
I and since the IRC server askes for the connection
IRC-Client <--> IRC-Server and not
AUTH-Server <--> IRC-Server, it doesn't work the right way.
But i think i'll figure it out eventually...
in the meantime, i guess i stick with your idea (this oidentd thing), and i'd like to thank you for that.