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Old 04-16-2010, 02:25 PM   #1
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question about nsswitch.conf


What happen to the system (fedora, redhat) in general, if I put "nis" in front of "files" in the nsswitch.conf Assume our NIS server is working. Is it not a good practise?

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Old 04-16-2010, 03:09 PM   #2
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What happen to the system (fedora, redhat) in general, if I put "nis" in front of "files" in the nsswitch.conf Assume our NIS server is working. Is it not a good practise?

Please advise.
Sounds like a homework question. What you YOU think will happen? Read the man page on nsswitch.conf, and it'll tell you.
 
Old 04-16-2010, 03:49 PM   #3
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I was told it's not a good idea to put "nis" in front because the system will act differently. I did a man nsswitch.conf but couldn't find the answer. Please help.
 
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I was told it's not a good idea to put "nis" in front because the system will act differently. I did a man nsswitch.conf but couldn't find the answer. Please help.
Sorry, since this is a homework question, the answer is in the man page. And, there's nothing to help WITH, since you're not having a problem with Linux or NIS.
 
  


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