oidentd can handle Ident queries for other machines connecting through the server it is running on. This is especially useful when the server running oidentd performs Network Address Translation (NAT).
Before configuring oidentd to use NAT, please take a look at the
KERNEL_SUPPORT.md file in the source tree to
find out whether NAT is supported
on your system.
oidentd supports two features that may be useful in combination with NAT: