a) Can you ypcat passwd on the client boxes?
b) Has you /etc/host.conf and /etc/nsswitch.conf files been configured
properly on the client side,
is ypbind running on the client?
Donncha O Caoimh wrote:
> I'm trying to get a few boxes to authenticate off a Redhat 5.1 machine
> but I'm stumped. I followed the directions in the NIS howto, and on the
> NIS website, changing PAM etc but I still can't login to other boxes
> with the password defined on the NIS server.
> What I can do is change the password on the server with yppasswd, but
> logins still use the old password the user originally had on the box.
> Does anyone know of any good trouble-shooting NIS online docs?
>> Oh, the other machines on the network are RH 5.2, and 6.1 boxes.. isn't
> there an issue with glibc on those talking to libc services on the RH
> 5.1 box?
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