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Bug 25251 - "medium" security & authconfig using NIS disables ypbind
"medium" security & authconfig using NIS disables ypbind
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-01-29 20:53 EST by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-30 16:44:10 EST
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Description Matt Domsch 2001-01-29 20:53:27 EST
Selecting either maximum or medium security disables ports on which ypbind 
listens.  If NIS is enabled (and I assume similarly LDAP, kerberos) in 
these cases, ypbind fails to attach to a NIS server.

The ipchains rules need to take into account use of NIS, LDAP, and 
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-01-30 16:44:06 EST
The documentation on the firewall screen makes it pretty clear what is not going
to work if you choose a security level.

If you are using NIS then you had better be on a secure network, making setting
up a firewall a moot issue.

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