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Re: [SLE] NIS - yppasswdd
  • From: steve-ss <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2004 18:01:25 +0200
  • Message-id: <200409071801.25400.mail@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 07 September 2004 01:15, Michael Williams wrote:
> Thorsten, steve-ss and others,
>
> I solved the NIS yppasswd problem. The error messages
> was:
>
> yppasswdd not running on NIS master
> rhserver.bustech.uakron.edu Error: Password NOT changed
> passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
>
> The problem was with the clients not the server. The
> error message would lead you to think it was the server,
> but the server was never queried. The server was not
> known to DNS so an entry was needed in the /etc/hosts
> file. Perhaps the error message should be changed since
> it does not reflect the real error.
>
> Now everything works.
>
> Mike
>
Brilliant. Thanks, I would never have thought of that. It
works fine. Cheers, Steve.

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