IdentityCheck directive


This directive enables RFC931 compliant logging of the remote user name for sites which run identd or something similar. This information is logged in access_log. It should not be trusted in any way except for rudimentary usage tracking.

If you do not plan to use this information, keep this directive set to off. Your network administrator will thank you later.


IdentityCheck setting

setting is either on or off.

Only one IdentityCheck directive should appear in the configuration file.


If no IdentityCheck directive is present, httpd assumes:

IdentityCheck off


IdentityCheck on

Causes the server to check the identity of each person accessing it.

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