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NIS and /etc/hosts


I get the most bizarre problem with NIS.

If I put "ypserver" in /etc/yp.conf everything works just
fine.  If I put "ypserver mynishost" in there, I get lots of
"YPBINDPROC_DOMAIN: Domain not bound" errors.

mynishost is definitely, explicitly in /etc/hosts as

What could I be doing wrong?  I'm keen to trace my problem or cause a
bug to be fixed, whichever comes first.


Simon Read

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