[ILUG] ypserv question
weeboy at conorwynne.com
Thu Jul 15 11:28:42 IST 2004
> On Wednesday 14 July 2004, weeboy at conorwynne.com (Conor Wynne) wrote:
>>When changing a password with yppasswd it takes some time to deploy this
>>change to the AIX-Clients, which means that you can`t log in with your
>>password "immediately" after changing it.
> Is yppasswd running on the YP server ? I have seen installations where
> yppasswdd was NOT running and instead there was a cronjob running very
> to rebuild the maps, so on average a change would take 1/2 x (cronjob
> interval) to be "deployed".
> Another possible culprit is nscd - check how it's set up.
> Are there multiple YP servers ? If not, then there is no deploying
> and the clients will see a change as soon as the map has been rebuilt on
> server, so you need to see why the maps aren't immediately rebuilt (and of
> course, the caveat here is that I'm assuming nscd is not getting in the
AIX was caching as other *NIX clients were responding immediately.
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