PFinger Online Documentation

FAQ

The Frequently Asked Questions are what the name suggests, but with answers.

Basic Documentation

Read the README and the INSTALL files.

Man Pages

The following man pages are available:

finger(1)The standard unix finger client
pfinger(1)The PFinger Client
in.fingerd(8)The PFinger Server
fingerconf(5)Configuration File

ACL support

There ist preliminary ACL support in pfinger.

Up to now it only allows matching of complete hostnames or IP-adresses and the special keyword "all".

Example (in fingerconf):

<acl>
<allow>
<from>all</from>
<option>idletime</option>
<option>fromhost</option>
</allow>
<deny>
<from>all</from>
<option>userlist</option>
<option>fromhost</option>
</deny>
<allow>
<from>localhost</from>
<option>userlist</option>
</allow>
</acl>

Last change: 19. April 2001
Michael Baumer (baumi@vis.ethz.ch) Valid HTML 4.0!