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Re: ProFTPd and NIS problems in Woody

Not sure about woody since I'm not running it, but one thing to check is
whether the proftpd.conf fine contains the PersistentPassword
directive. It needs to be set to off to recognize NIS accounts.

Ernest Johanson
Web Systems Administrator
Fuller Theological Seminary

On Wed, 12 Jul 2000, Pedro I. Sanchez wrote:

> Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 10:37:55 +0000
> From: Pedro I. Sanchez <pedro.i.sanchez@altavista.net>
> To: debian-user <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
> Subject: ProFTPd and NIS problems in Woody
> Hello,
> ProFTPd doesn't recognize NIS accounts and says "(Login failed): Can't
> find user" in the log file. It works fine with local (non NIS) accounts.
> This has been reported as bug #62197 which is over 90 days old already.
> Does anyone know of a workaround (other than scraping ProFTpd which is
> what I am about to do)?
> Thank you,
> -- 
> Pedro

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