[CentOS] NIS failover

James Pearson james-p at moving-picture.com
Thu Dec 17 20:53:20 UTC 2009

Jason Pyeron wrote:
> We just updated our configuratiosn to have multiple NIS servers, when we
> initiated a test of client failover, we were disapointed.
> It seemed that the only way to get a filaover was to /etc/init.d/ypbind restart.

We've been using NIS like this for years - failover works just fine. In 
fact that is one of things I like about NIS, failover is built in and 
works with virtually no extra set up ...

What do you have in your /etc/yp.conf ?

James Pearson

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