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john.allen at dublinux.net
Thu Apr 8 13:47:31 IST 2004
On Thursday 08 April 2004 12:26, John Madden wrote:
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> On (08/04/04 11:23), Paul Kelly didst pronounce:
> > Still have trouble with NIS. I think that the problem happens when I add
> > to the top of the
> > /etc/passwd file on the client this +:::::: when this is added and I
> > reboot I can log on as the
> > users created on my server but not su.
> I could be wrong here, but from what I remember of NIS from when we ran
> it on Skynet, the +:::::: line should be at the _bottom_ of the
> /etc/passwd file. That's the line that basically says "You should check
> NIS for anything you're looking for that wasn't before this line".
Just to emphasize, the + line is NOT required to get NIS working. This is an
old requirement, and not longer needed.
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> Chat ya later,
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> BOFH excuse #200: The monitor needs another box of pixels.
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John Allen, mailto:john.allen at dublinux.net
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