Re: help: telnet knows about NIS, ftp doesnt
Craig Sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 4 May 1997, Terrence M. Brannon wrote:
> > I again supplied insufficient information. When I ftp to the debian
> > machine, I get an ftp prompt. If I enter a non-existant login-name, it
> > then prompts for password and then refuses entry. If I enter a user
> > whose name is listed via NIS, he is immediately refused entry before
> > prompting for a password. A locally created user has no problem
> > logging in. Transcript below:
> > brannon@palm ~ : ftp palm
> > Connected to palm.usc.edu.
> > 220 palm FTP server (Version 5.60) ready.
> > Name (palm:brannon): brannon [NIS-defined user]
> > 530 User brannon access denied.
> > Login failed.
> is the shell for brannon listed in /etc/shells?
The absolute path the bash for brannon is /usr/gnu/bin/bash because
that's where it's installed on the NIS master (a solaris
machine). Since /etc/shells on my debian only listed /bin/bash, I had
Many thanks to you and Brandon Mitchell.
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