[Fedora] Re: iptables: drop or reject?
ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Sun Oct 28 02:29:40 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-10-26 at 09:30 -0600, Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:
> One of the first things that I always shut off, since the days of
> RH5, was the ident daemon and later on the port itself. I don't care
> to use it, I've never had problems not running it and I don't see any
> reason why I should either. I don't think this would be a problem
> either, but then maybe you'll prove me wrong.
I recall reading about people having problems with their own ISPs if
they ignored it (e.g. getting their mail), and it can certainly cause
problems with logging onto some IRC services.
(This computer runs FC7, my others run FC4, FC5 & FC6, in case that's
important to the thread.)
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