Why you receive an error when you use the finger command for IU users

For security reasons, many UITS central systems at Indiana University do not respond to finger requests. Those that do will respond only to requests from on campus or, in some cases, from the same computer. If you need to find information on a computer user at IU, use the IU Directory.

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