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Old 06-29-2004, 09:26 AM   #1
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Can't change NIS Password

I am getting this error in the /var/log/messages on my NIS Server, and I cannot change the password for any users......anyone have any ideas? Thanks!

rpc.yppasswdd[4257]: update tschreffler (uid=531) from host rejected

rpc.yppasswdd[4257]: Invalid password.
Old 06-29-2004, 02:48 PM   #2
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Some possiblities come to mind:
1) you are using short encryption on your NIS server and long encryption on your client
2) you are using shadowing

Try creating a user on your client, and compare the /etc/passwd entry to what you see when you create a user on your server.


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