Re: Specification of Berkeley networking utilities

Guy Harris (auspex!
29 Oct 88 06:26:32 GMT

> (1) A TELNET server that supports such a feature could send IAC DO
> SEND-USERNAME (a new option I just made up) before sending the
> "login:" prompt. ....
>Actually, I think this capability is already defined in TELNET. Take a look at
>RFC927 for the details.

Not quite. RFC927 specifies that the hosts exchange a 32-bit "UUID",
not a name; "rlogin"s auto-login feature permits the same user name to
have different UNIX numeric user IDs.

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