Subject: Re: ypclient
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/13/1998 22:33:58
On Tue, 13 Jan 1998, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Jan 1998 16:22:11 -0800 (PST)
> Bill Studenmund <email@example.com> wrote:
> > We've set the domain name to match the domain name of the server (norge).
> > We made a file /var/yp/binding/norge.ypservers and fed it the correct IP
> > address. Then we ran ypbind.
> > ypbind just sits there. ypcat seems to hang (I kill it after about 10
> > seconds).
> > What did we do wrong?
> ...more like "What did Ultrix do wrong?" I seem to recall that Ultrix
> YP was not interoperable with just about everyone else's...
Since adding the -insecure command line option made it work, I agree.
Maybe ypbind's man page should be changed to mention working with Ultrix
_servers_, not Ultrix clients. ??