[CentOS] Need to restart ypserv to update the nis maps

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Mon Aug 11 08:54:11 UTC 2008


Theo Band wrote:
> The problem is however that on the client, if I try to use the new data,  
> it still uses the old one. For instance "cd ~john" still directs me to  
> the old path instead of to the updated path (as correctly reported by  
> "ypcat passwd").
> To solve it I need to restart the ypserv service on the nis server for  
> every change.

Are you running nscd, the name service caching daemon?

Ralph
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