Conor Wynne didn't write, someone else did:
>>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
>>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.
>>>>>>Just a guess.. there's no user called sshd on the machine?
NIS by default doesn't distribute users with an ID below 500 or 1000 I
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