Bug 1436 - NIS doesn't work with default scripts
NIS doesn't work with default scripts
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ypserv (Show other bugs)
5.2
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-03-05 23:24 EST by bkosse
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-08 14:15:38 EST
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Description bkosse 1999-03-05 23:24:59 EST
The default scripts fire off ypbind and yppasswdd before
launching ypserv. This, obviously, does not work on the NIS
server. A simple workaround (I don't know if it's correct or
not, but it does fix the problems) is to renumber the start
and kill scripts to switch ypbind and ypserv. Probably,
yppasswdd should start after ypbind as well, but I haven't
yet had problems with them reordered.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-08 14:15:59 EST
this has been fixed in a later release of ypserv. (1.3.5-3, IIRC)

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