Re: Limiting Multiplayers..

From: Mort (bg214884@STMAIL.STAFFS.AC.UK)
Date: 08/29/98

>>>Any college or ISP unix server that isn't running identd is pretty much
>>>hosed by this.
>>>I'm not saying you can't run it, but a lot of college players tend to play
>>>from the same machine.  I firmly believe that any public access unix system
>>>should be running some form of identd.
>>The only problem with this is in the linux one there is a faily large bug
>>that lets you crash the server. (there might be a patch by now). I don't
>>know if this applies to other Unix o/s.
>Even if it crashes, you simply don't get a response. I highly doubt it'll
>crash, since that could be a security exploit.
>>Also as far as I know there is not one avalible for VMS (which I have to
>>run though to get to the net) which unfortuatly is still used by alot of
>>universitys (well defently here in the UK).
>There is, my University's OpenVMS runs one. (telnet ident)
I will try to get my uni to run one..

>>My personal opinion is that the email address option is the best bet and
>>that is what we do on terminus. ( 4000).
>Then you visit Hotmail, Yahoo, AltaVista, etc, etc ...

Then like us at terminus you don't accept these eather by code or staff.
This has worked on talkers for years so why not on muds?

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