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Re: [NIS]: a small problem with NIS



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "AlilouLinux" <alilou_linux yahoo fr>
To: "fedora-list" <fedora-list redhat com>; <akonstam trinity edu>
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 12:15 AM
Subject: Re: [NIS]: a small problem with NIS


>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <akonstam trinity edu>
> To: "AlilouLinux" <alilou_linux yahoo fr>
> Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 10:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [NIS]: a small problem with NIS
>
>
> > On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 07:47:09PM +0100, AlilouLinux wrote:
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > From: <akonstam trinity edu>
> > > To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list redhat com>
> > > Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 4:19 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [NIS]: a small problem with NIS
> > >
> > >
> > > > On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 02:09:45AM +0100, AlilouLinux wrote:
> > > > > Good morning the groupe,
> > > > > I have a small problem with NIS. In a sation (or server), when I
> type
> > > this
> > > > > commande "ypcat hosts", I get this answer: "No such map
> hosts.byname.
> > > > > Reason: internal error in NIS"
> > > > > Did you know where is the proble?
> > > > Is there a hosts.byname database or not. These are created by lines
in
> > > > the MAKEFILE in /var/yp.
> > > > It is not clear that using NIS to retreive passwds, hosts , etc on
> > > > your server from your server is a terrific idea. It is certainly not
> > > > necessary.
> > > You are speaking about the files {hosts.byaddr, hosts.byname,
> groupe.byname,
> > > passwd.byname ....}. Yes this database exists. I have recreated it.
IT
> is
> > > in "/var/yp/nis.a22.TPnis" .
> > > The system give me the same answer when I do:  "ypcat group" or "ypcat
> > > passwd"...
> > > I think that the problem is: The system does'nt point to this database
> !!!!
> > >
> > >
> > > > >
> > > > > ********************
> > > > > NB:
> > > > > domain name: nis.a22.TPnis
> > > > > ip of the nis server : 10.172.52.22
> > > > > I have created the file /var/yp/nis.a22.TPnis
> > > > > I have added to /etc/yp.conf:
> > > > >     nis.a22.TPnis   server 10.172.52.39
> > > > >     ypserver   10.172.52.39
> >
> > The format of the yp.conf file is:
> > domain NISDOMAIN server HOSTNAME
> > where the HOSTNAME is in the /etc/hosts file.
> > In your case it should be:
> > domain nis.a22.IPnis server <HOSTNAME of 10.172.52.22>
> > if 10.172.52.22 is your nis server. I don't understand why you have
> > > > > restart the daemons
> > > > >     ypserv  restart
> > > > >     yppasswdd restart
> > > > > when I type "domainname" I get this answer "nis.a22.TPnis"
> > > > > And when I type "ypwhch" I get "station_a22" (the name of my
station
> > > which
> > > > > is in the same time my nis server)
> > > > > **********************
> > Why is station.a22 your nis server?
> > Is the ip 10.172.52.2 the ip of station.a22
> > Also you need to run ypbind on all nis clients even if you have the
> > server as its own client.
> > -- 
>
> Because I want to do some tests in my server. And it is recommanded that a
> server be at the same time a client. This is the reason what I'm runing
> ypbind under the server (because, at the same time, it is a client...)
>
> Nota ben: I have done the tests in another machine (client). the answers
are
> good.
>
>
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> Look. You posted this original messge several days ago . I respoonded
> but I see no progress. You still post the same messge,
> In my mind your yp.conf was wrong. did you correct it?
> If ypwhich find you server then the server is found. In you
> deiscussion you have two conradictory ip numbers for your server.
> Which is correct?
> Which of those ip numbers correspond to the name you are getting for
> the result of ypwhich, I am confised where we are in your diagnosatic
> process. Couls you clarify?

>>The format of the yp.conf file is:
>>domain NISDOMAIN server HOSTNAME
>>where the HOSTNAME is in the /etc/hosts file.
>>In your case it should be:
>>domain nis.a22.IPnis server <HOSTNAME of 10.172.52.22>
>>if 10.172.52.22 is your nis server. I don't understand why you have
> > > restart the daemons
> > >     ypserv  restart
I think that there is no errors in the file yp.conf, because we can use the
Hostname or the IP of the hostname (is what I'm telling false ?!!)
---> the problem already exists!!!


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