redhat 7.2 NIS+ client

Bob Edwards Robert.Edwards at
Tue Jun 25 10:36:09 EST 2002

"Kristen J. McFadden" wrote:
> Hey All,
> I *almost* have it running.  Thanks much for the tips.
> Here's my only problem:
> I can get it to bind to the NIS+ server, finger users, login, everything
> BUT I cannot get it to load properly on reboot.
> When I reboot I do see "Starting NIS+ Services... [OK]"
> but when I finger a user after logging in as root it says "no such user".
> I then do
> /etc/init.d/nisplus stop
> domainname
> /etc/init.d/nisplus start

So, if you run domainname with no arguments after your machine boots up,
what does it say? If it is blank, then there is something wrong with
your /etc/init.d/nisplus script. Your domain name needs to be set before
you start the keyserv daemon.


Bob Edwards.

> and it works!
> I have a file /etc/defaultdomain with -- is there someplace else where I can specify it properly??
> Another thread said to put "" in my /etc/sysconfig/network file, I tried that, no dice either.
> Thanks a million,
> Kristen

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