TCP/IP command. Provide the name of the user whose process is running a specified TCP/IP connection. You may specify the kernel and its memory space.
Run standalone; not for use with inetd.
Allow debugging requests.
Attempt to run in the group gid. Useful only with -b.
Print help message, then exit.
Run as a daemon, one process per request.
Run using init.
Allow multiple requests per session.
Return user IDs instead of usernames.
When queried for the type of operating system, always return OTHER.
Listen at port instead of the default, port 113.
Exit if no new requests have been received before seconds seconds have passed. Note that, with -i or -w, the next new request will result in identd being restarted. Default is infinity (never exit).
Attempt to run as uid. Useful only with -b.
Run as a daemon, one process for all requests.
Read configuration information from file instead of /etc/identd.conf.
Enable DES encryption using the last key from key file /etc/identd.key.
Use a maximum of n threads to perform kernel lookups. Default is 8.
Use the specified syslog facility instead of daemon.key.
Do not provide a username or user ID if the file .noident exists in the user’s home directory.
Store the process number for the identd daemon in file. By default it’s /etc/identd.pid.
Print version and exit.