Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 9918
ypserv-1.3.9-1 (6.1 errata) doesn't allow new maps
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:54 EDT
I've just upgraded to ypserv-1.3.9-1 on all our ypservers. However, I can
no longer yppush new maps to the slave servers from the master.
The slave servers give the message:
Mar 1 12:33:41 web ypserv: ypproc_xfr: refuse to transfer auto.test
from 172.16.3.1, map doesn't exist
The ChangeLog in /usr/doc/ypserv-1.3.9 states:
* server.c (ypproc_xfr_2_svc): By default, don't allow new maps.
However, the only way I can find to allow new maps is to recompile the
It would be better if the ability to accept, or not, new maps could be
configured via /etc/ypserv.conf.
this (security?) policy decision should be made by the author of the