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SubjectRe: getpeereid() for Linux
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Jesse Pollard <pollard@tomcat.admin.navo.hpc.mil> writes:

> It is not possible to get a creditential from TCP connections yet. That
> requires an extension to IPSec to even be able to carry credentials. There
> is no reliable communication path (even for identd) to be able to pass
> credentials.

I need the credentials only for local connections, though. This is
technically possible. A userspace implementation partially cloning
ident seems to be a possible approach.

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