nisping: RPC error (fwd)

Peter Bunclark psb at
Thu May 30 16:47:36 EST 2002

On Wed, 29 May 2002, Mauricio Brigato wrote:

> Ok, I've made a rdate against a common host.
> Besides that, I can't, yet, make a nisping -Ca.
> I've got the same error message
> nisping: RPC error on server, error RPC:
> Authentication error".

If you log in to server2 and type nisdefaults, are you authenticated?
Could try keylogout -f and keylogin -r

There are suggestions and I take no responsibility if you blow away your
NIS+ service.


(and yes, rdate might do, but like previous correspondent said, you
should use ntp to synchonrize the whole cluster).

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