Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 155967
/etc/init.d/ypserv quits silently when NISDOMAIN is not set
Last modified: 2015-01-07 19:09:47 EST
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Description of problem:
'service ypserv start' has no output when NISDOMAIN is not set
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. /etc/sysconfig/network has no NISDOMAIN set
2. run 'service ypserv start' or '/etc/init.d/ypserv start'
Actual Results: No output no terminal.
Expected Results: Message about NISDOMAIN not being set.
When ran from redhat-config-services the actual output is 'Failed with error:', which is confusing as well.
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