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Old 06-29-2005, 06:38 PM   #1
mselvam
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ypbind missing- how to set up nis


I gave the nis domain and server as part of installation. (Fedora FC 4) but i do not find ypbind
what could be the reason? yp.conf is intact.
meena
 
Old 06-29-2005, 08:25 PM   #2
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able to su nisuser; but cd /home/nisuser fails

./ypbind start
Binding to the NIS domain: [ OK ]
Listening for an NIS domain server.
[root@west init.d]# su mselvam
[mselvam@west init.d]$ pwd
/etc/rc.d/init.d
[mselvam@west init.d]$ cd /home/mselvam
/home/mselvam: No such file or directory.
[mselvam@west init.d]$ who am i
root pts/1 Jun 29 13:07 (:0.0)

i again tried one more time......

mselvam@west init.d]$ su mselvam
Password:
[mselvam@west init.d]$ pwd
/etc/rc.d/init.d
[mselvam@west init.d]$ cd /home/mselvam
/home/mselvam: No such file or directory.
[mselvam@west init.d]$

I am able to cd /home/mselvam, in other machines connected to the NIS server. Directory is physically available
telnet 47.80.18.102
Trying 47.80.18.102...
Connected to gracie1 (47.80.18.102).
Escape character is '^]'.
Red Hat Linux release 7.3 (Valhalla)
Kernel 2.4.18-5 on an i686
login: mselvam
Password:
Last login: Mon May 2 10:24:58 from isdlab223sj
[mselvam@gracie ~]$ cd /home/mselvam
[mselvam@gracie ~]$ ls i*
include.tar ip_fil4.1.8.tar* ipsend.tar*

can anyone suggest where i should further look?
meena
 
  


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