Jails, IPs and identd

Redd Vinylene reddvinylene at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 15:35:05 UTC 2008

Yeah but I'm using Bjoern Zeeb's multiple IP patch...

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 4:43 PM, doug <doug at fledge.watson.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Aug 2008, Redd Vinylene wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I have a jail with multiple IPs. It runs identd, however it only works
>> from the jail's main IP:
>> auth stream tcp nowait root internal auth -r -f -n -o UNKNOWN -t 30
>> How do I make it work from absolutely all IPs?
>> Perhaps: auth stream tcp nowait root internal auth -r -f -n -o UNKNOWN
>> -t 30 -a <insert hundreds of ips here>?
>> Thank you all!
>> # man identd
>>    -a      Specify one specific IP address to bind to.  Alternatively, a
>>            hostname can be specified, in which case the IPv4 or IPv6
>> address
>>            which corresponds to that hostname is used.  Usually a hostname
>>            is specified when inetd is run inside a jail(8), in which case
>>            the hostname corresponds to that of the jail(8) environment.
>>            When the hostname specification is used and both IPv4 and IPv6
>>            bindings are desired, one entry with the appropriate protocol
>>            type for each binding is required for each service in
>>            /etc/inetd.conf.  For example, a TCP-based service would need
>> two
>>            entries, one using ``tcp4'' for the protocol and the other
>> using
>>            ``tcp6''.  See the explanation of the /etc/inetd.conf protocol
>>            field below.
> It is my understanding you get one IP/jail and that multiple IPs are a work
> in progress. See
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/jails-intro.html
> A jail is characterized by four elements:
>   :
> * An IP address -- this will be assigned to the jail and cannot be changed
> in
>  any way during the jail's life span. The IP address of a jail is usually an
>  alias address for an existing network interface, but this is not strictly
>  necessary.


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