Re: NIS - yppasswd not working right
In article <E13SM5b-0006W9email@example.com>,
Nathan Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I'm having trouble with yppasswd in NIS. The setup is this: passwd,
>shadow, group, etc. files are in the /var/yp/ypfiles directory. Of course
>there are corresponding files in /etc on the ypserver, but they do not
>contain all of the users in the /var/yp/ypfiles location. In the makefile
>YPSRCDIR (sp?) and YPDIR are both set to /var/yp/ypfiles, so as I
>understand it NIS should not be looking in /etc at all.
>Anyone who is on the /var/yp/ypfiles list is able to log in to all of the
>yp clients. However, only those that are listed in the /etc files are
>able to change their passwords using yppasswd. Does anybody know how to
Read the manual page of yppasswdd(8); it explains the -D option.
Then adjust /etc/init.d/nis accordingly.