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Re: irc: No identd (auth) response
- From: Frédéric L. W. Meunier <1 at pervalidus dot net>
- To: David Andersen <dandersen at compuserve dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 15:13:19 -0200
- Subject: Re: irc: No identd (auth) response
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Fri, 31 Oct 2003, David Andersen wrote:
> I'm trying to get irc to work, but I keep getting the following:
> *** Connecting to port 6667 of server irc.freenode.net
> *** Looking up your hostname...
> *** Checking ident
> *** Found your hostname
> *** No identd (auth) response
> *** Closing Link: (Connection Timed Out)
> This is on the most recent Cygwin with inetutils installed, running on
> Windows XP.
AFAIK there's no ident daemon in inetutils. You can try
http://freeware.teledanmark.no/identd/ . I got it to work under
> Disabling the (Microsoft) firewall doesn't seem to help.
I don't think it makes any difference, but make sure the 113
(TCP) port is open, even if you don't have identd installed.
Here's what I got with irssi:
15:09:43 -!- Irssi: Looking up irc.freenode.net
15:09:43 -!- Irssi: Connecting to irc.freenode.net [188.8.131.52] port 6667
15:09:44 -!- Irssi: Connection to irc.freenode.net established
15:09:44 !irc.freenode.net *** Looking up your hostname...
15:09:44 !irc.freenode.net *** Checking ident
15:09:44 !irc.freenode.net *** No identd (auth) response
15:09:45 !irc.freenode.net *** Couldn't look up your hostname
And it connected.
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