Bug 3206

Summary: NIS domain never set -> ypbind failure.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: H. Peter Anvin <hpa+rhbugs>
Component: ypbindAssignee: Jay Turner <jturner>
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Version: 6.0CC: srevivo
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Description H. Peter Anvin 1999-06-02 07:08:30 UTC
This problem was detected on SPARC, but is probably a
generic problem.

It seems that RedHat 6.0 no longer sets the nisdomainname
anywhere; I have checked all the login scripts and there is
neither a mention of nisdomainname nor of NISDOMAIN (from
/etc/sysconfig/network) anywhere in the startup scripts.

This machine is a yp client, so it has yp-tools and ypbind
installed, but not ypserv.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-02 08:55:59 UTC
Run authconfig as root. That will (amongst other things) put
a "NISDOMAIN=whatever" line in /etc/sysconfig/network.

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