Bug 3206 - NIS domain never set -> ypbind failure.
Summary: NIS domain never set -> ypbind failure.
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ypbind
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jay Turner
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-06-02 07:08 UTC by H. Peter Anvin
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-02 08:55:29 UTC


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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.

------- Email Received From  "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@transmeta.com> 06/02/99 05:07 -------


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