With snapshot 20210222 we have two pam_unix RPMs:
Both contain pam_unix.so. The standard one has no NIS support to streamline
the base system, pam_unix-nis.rpm has full NIS support.
The NIS support is only needed to change your password, login should always
Unfortunately bad things did happen and pam_unix-nis did not got released
with the snapshot, but should appear now in the update channel.
Normally the update should prefer pam_unix-nis. But if that is not
So if you need NIS support and pam_unix got installed:
# zypper install pam_unix-nis -pam_unix
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