[CentOS] NIS/YP revelation (I think)

Scott Ehrlich scott at MIT.EDU
Wed Oct 24 15:07:52 UTC 2007

On Wed, 24 Oct 2007, James Pearson wrote:

> Scott Ehrlich wrote:
>> I did discover tcpdump produces an ICMP host <hostname> unreachable error 
>> during ypbind, but does NOT do so when ypbind is not running.
>> I also was reminded the firewall on the server is running, but I had these 
>> exact problems when the firewall was disabled.
>> Trying to track down the problem via google, and am open to any responses 
>> people have here...
> What does your /etc/nsswitch.conf file contain?

passwd:     files nis
shadow:     files nis
group:      files nis

I also was reminded to perform ypinit -s server and was reminded again of 
the Can't enumerate maps error.  ypinit -m on the server has been 
performed numerous times, but still nothing...


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