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Re: Jessie release: possible problem libnss-mdns

On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 07:02:07AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> See debian-edu-config-git/cf/cf.ldapclient, it will purge it.  It was
> earlier believed to be unwanted on stationary machines, because they
> should use the DNS info from LDAP, and because Kerberos seem to demand
> that the client and server agree on DNS forward and reverse names to be
> able to check passwords.

After installing libnss-mds (jessie main+ws):

--- a/nsswitch.conf	2016-05-29 09:46:42.312000000 +0200
+++ b/nsswitch.conf	2016-05-29 09:47:53.464000000 +0200
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@
 # shadow:         compat ldap
 gshadow:        files
-hosts:          files myhostname dns
+hosts:          files myhostname mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns
 networks:       files ldap
 protocols:      db files
Not quite sure, but I suppose that dns will be used if mdns fails.


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