> 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
> 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.
>> 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.
> Irish Linux Users' Group
OK first things first
on the NIS server do:
should reply with your NIS domain, in my case its called "cake"
rpcinfo -u localhost ypserv
It should reply, ready and waiting twice.
Next, make sure that the server itself is a NIS client
so on the server
Does all the above work?
Have you googled for the sshd error? I haven't but I would make sure
normal NIS works first.
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