RH EL3.0 Linux NIS+ Client and passwd table
secroft at micron.com
secroft at micron.com
Fri Oct 8 16:38:19 GMT 2004
Didn't realize it was on a 64bit system, so you figured out the same thing I did.......glad to know I wasn't alone banging my head against the wall.
Thanks also Ivan!
From: Doug Staub [mailto:rstaub at arrow.com]
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 10:40 AM
Cc: star at imperial.ac.uk; linux-nisplus at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: RH EL3.0 Linux NIS+ Client and passwd table
We are running on AMD64 bit and this appears to have fixed my problem.
Definitely good to know your experience on the 32 bit platform - thank you.
Ivan - thanks for the tip!
secroft at micron.com wrote:
> I'd have to disagree with this on the 32 bit version of RHEL. On the
> 64bit version, yes, it solves the issues, but on 32bit we're running
> it and if we don't NIS+ goes out to lunch quite a bit.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-nisplus-bounces+secroft=micron.com at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:linux-nisplus-bounces+secroft=micron.com at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of IC Starlink software manager
> Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 10:22 AM
> To: rstaub at arrow.com
> Cc: linux-nisplus at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: RH EL3.0 Linux NIS+ Client and passwd table
> Hi Doug,
> Please make sure nscd is not running...
> /etc/init.d/nscd status
> chkconfig --level 345 nscd stop
> Doug Staub wrote:
>>I think I am missing something easy on a new Linux RH EL 3.0 client I
>>am installing NIS+ on - I not able to log in as a NIS+ user, however,
>>I am able to view all of the tables. 'keyserv' is running as is
>>'portmap' and 'keylogin -r' works. The problem appears to be that
>>this machine is not even trying to check the NIS+ arena for users (I
>>ran a 'keyserv -D' and there is no output when trying to authenticate
>>as a NIS+ user)- my /etc/pam.d/login appears as:
>>root at mothra pam.d]# more login
>>auth required pam_securetty.so
>>auth required pam_nologin.so
>>auth required /lib/security/pam_unix2.so set_secrpc
>>account required /lib/security/pam_unix2.so
>>password required /lib/security/pam_unix2.so
>>session required /lib/security/pam_unix2.so
>>My /etc/nsswitch.conf appears as:
>># An example Name Service Switch config file. This file should be #
>>sorted with the most-used services at the beginning. #
>># The entry '[NOTFOUND=return]' means that the search for an
>># entry should stop if the search in the previous entry turned
>># up nothing. Note that if the search failed due to some other reason
>># (like no NIS server responding) then the search continues with the
>># next entry.
>># Legal entries are:
>># nisplus or nis+ Use NIS+ (NIS version 3)
>># nis or yp Use NIS (NIS version 2), also called YP
>># dns Use DNS (Domain Name Service)
>># files Use the local files
>># db Use the local database (.db) files
>># compat Use NIS on compat mode
>># hesiod Use Hesiod for user lookups
>># [NOTFOUND=return] Stop searching if not found so far
>># To use db, put the "db" in front of "files" for entries you want to be
>># looked up first in the databases
>>#passwd: db files nisplus nis
>>#shadow: db files nisplus nis
>>#group: db files nisplus nis
>>passwd: files nisplus
>>shadow: files nisplus
>>group: files nisplus
>>#hosts: db files nisplus nis dns
>>hosts: files nisplus dns
>># Example - obey only what nisplus tells us...
>>#services: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
>>#networks: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
>>#protocols: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
>>#rpc: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
>>#ethers: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
>>#netmasks: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files
>>To make things worse, I have another client in a different NIS+ domain
>>running the same OS and after hours of comparing files, cannot find
>>any differences - please help!
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