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Re: /dev/pf perms and oidentd non-privileged



On Thu, Jul 25, 2002 at 02:14:44PM -0500, David Wollmann wrote:
> In the past I've used oidentd on a linux-based firewall to supply this
> service. Since I've switched to OpenBSD on the firewall, I'd like to use
> oidentd there, but when run oidentd is run with non-privileged uid/gid
> it returns 'ERROR : NO-USER' for all NAT'd requests. Looking at the
> oidentd source, I'm guessing this is due to the failed read/write open
> of /dev/pf when oidentd tries to service a NAT'd request.

what switches are you running it with? (-f? -m?)

are you using the port, or compiling it from source?

- jolan