nscd problems

Thorsten Kukuk kukuk at suse.de
Mon Apr 15 22:30:15 EST 2002

On Mon, Apr 15, Robert Greimel wrote:

> Hi,
> I am having problems with nscd and nisplus under Redhat 7.2
> If the stock nscd-2.2.4-19.3 is started then any external (ssh, haven't tried
> telnet) login from users which are in the NIS+ password table are not
> successful and sshd logs a "Failed password" message in /var/log/secure.
> ssh logins from users in the local password table work ok.
> When nscd is disabled then remote NIS+ based logins work as expected again.

Does nscd run as root or as normal user? It can only work as root,
but RH has an option not to run it as root.

Is nscd be started with the necessary -S flags?


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