Re: NIS problem
Don Hayward said:
> I'm tryin to get an NIS client running on a woody system modified for
> freeswan. When starting ypbind, I get this error message:
> Cannot register service: RPC: Unable to send; errno = Operation not
> permitted Unable to register (YPBINDPROG, YPBINDVERS, udp).
> Where should I look for why the operation is not permitted?
Is portmapper runing? what does rpcinfo -p show? is there a firewall
on the system? I suppose it could be kernel configuration too, can
you include a copy of the kernel config for the section "Networking
Options"(this is for 2.2.x, 2.4.x may name it slightly differently.
e.g. my options are:
# CONFIG_NETLINK is not set
# CONFIG_IP_MULTICAST is not set
# CONFIG_IP_ADVANCED_ROUTER is not set
# CONFIG_IP_PNP is not set
# CONFIG_IP_MASQUERADE is not set
# CONFIG_IP_ROUTER is not set
# CONFIG_NET_IPIP is not set
# CONFIG_NET_IPGRE is not set
you can find this info in the /boot/config-`uname -r` file if you
used kernel-package to build your kernel(or installed a debian kernel,
or /usr/src/linux/.config otherwise(or wherever you may have the