May 26, 2018
PEAR identification protocol implementation
The PEARNet_Ident implements Identification Protocol according to RFC 1413.
The Identification Protocol a.k.a., “ident”, a.k.a., “the Ident Protocol” provides a means to determine the identity of a user of a particular TCP connection. Given a TCP port number pair, it returns a character string which identifies the owner of that connection on the server’s system.