Put ypserv on the laptop and make it a slave server to the NIS master, and
then make you laptop ypbind use your local NIS server on the laptop, then
run something when you connect to update the YP server tables from the
NIS+ on Linux is client only... server side is x.flaky... I messed about
with it a while back.. best distro support for nis+ is Suse.. the guy
works for them...
Hashing alogorithms... not sure at all.. solaris/linux use same basic one
but MD5 etc.. may have issues..
On Wed, 14 Mar 2001, kevin lyda wrote:
> how do you get nis to work nicely if you're using a laptop? anyone have
> any strategies? i'm asking for a friend who needs to know but seems to
> intent on sending me annoying emails about much later projects... (cough)
>> also, nis vs. nis+ on linux. last i looked - over three years ago -
> nis+ was very poorly supported. has this changed?
>> also how does nis deal with different password hashing? i.e. i think
> solaris and linux use different hashing algorithms now.
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