if it says
password: files nis
and the local passwd file has an entry for that user then it won't query
Either remove change nsswitch.conf order to nis files (not reccomended), or
delete the nis enabled users from local passwd files. (better)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donncha O Caoimh [mailto:donncha.ocaoimh at tradesignals.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2000 9:43 AM
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: [ILUG] NIS, libc vs glibc
>>> 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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