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Old 11-28-2003, 08:41 AM   #1
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Hostname and NISDOMAIN entries-I really need some help


When we're configuring NIS Server or client,we have to set HOSTNAME and NISDOMAIN in /etc/sysconfig/network file,on NIS server and client alike.

But does hostname have to be in the same domain as NIS server?

HOSTNAME=ni.COMP//can this domain differ from NISDOMAIN'S?

I still don't understand the difference between HOSTS and NETWORK file

thanx for your help

Last edited by beginner16; 11-28-2003 at 12:05 PM.


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