Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 153974
Changes in NIS database are only visible for getent/NSS after ypserv restart
Last modified: 2015-01-07 19:09:38 EST
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Description of problem:
after adding a new user and recreating the NIS database ypcat shows the new user while getent passwd does not. After restarting ypserv getent works as expected
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. nisserver# useradd foo
2. nisserver# make -C /var/yp
3. nisclient# ypcat passed | grep foo
Actual Results: 4. nisclient# getent passwd | grep foo
Expected Results: 4. nisclient# getent passwd | grep foo
service ypserv restart
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