From: Mark Kilmartin (mrk at domain renre-europe.com)
Date: Wed 10 Oct 2001 - 12:32:39 IST
One possible solution for this is to make the passwd program a link to
And AFAIK you can run the server as a client to itself.
On Wed, 2001-10-10 at 12:28, Dunphy Richard-rdunph01 wrote:
> I have a server which I've setup as an NIS server. It's also the telnet server for the network.
> Is it possible for the server to also be an NIS Client for itself?
> The problem is that users telnetting to the server change their passwords, which has to wait for a cronjob to update the NIS databases...
> They can then move to other machines, but changing their passwords there doesn't necessarily fall back to the server's passwd file.
> Anyone know how I can get the two to match?!
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