On Wednesday 07 April 2004 14:42, 00960233 PAUL KELLY wrote:
> I'm trying to get NIS working on two machines.
> One is the server and the other is the client.
> They are both connected through a hub.
> I used the Linux NIS(YP)/NYS/NIS+ HOWTO by Thorsten Kukuk v1.3, 1 July
> 2003. I'm using Mandrake Linux version 9.1 operating system.
> The configuration for the server works.
> The configuration for the client works except for a small problem!.
> I followed the steps of '7. Setting Up the NIS client'.
> The problem is that when I try to log on to the client as root it will not
> let me. I can log on as the users I set up but not root.
>> The error message I get as I boot the client is as follows:
> starting sshd: Privilege separate user sshd does not exist.
I presume you mean ssh to the client; In that case ssh as a nornal user and
then su -
> As I stated above I followed the HOWTO exactly.
>> Can I fix the problem or do I have to start again and
> is there away to remote log in from the server to fix the problem.
John Allen, mailto:john.allen at dublinux.net
MandrakeClub Silver Member. http://www.dublinux.net
Mandrake Linux release 10.0 (Community) for i586, kernel 2.4.22-28mdk
14:52:38 up 5 days, 6:49, 2 users, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
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