Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Jul 5 01:21:24 UTC 2005

Russ Allbery <rra at> writes:
> Reinfried O PETER <Reinfried.O.Peter at> writes:

>> My readers.conf ( is my own IP - for test purposes):

>> auth all {
>>     hosts: "*"
>>     default: <LOCAL>
>> }

>> auth "abusers" {
>>     hosts: ""
>> }

> This assigns an empty identity to connections from that IP address.

Actually, it doesn't.  It's just ignored completely.

I can't figure out a good way to make it do something more sane inside the
current parser, so I'm going to bail and document it in the man page
(saying explicitly that any auth group needs to contain at least one of a
res, an auth, or a default declaration).

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