Subject: Re: Console login fails with NIS
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/10/2005 11:45:12
In article <>,
	Martti Kuparinen <> writes:
> - why is NIS database queries done with local accounts?

What does your "/etc/nsswitch.conf" look like?

> - why isn't the NIS calls timing out?

Because it is supposed not to. Imagine your e-mail server can now longer
talk to the NIS server and starts bouncing e-mails because it doesn't
know the accounts any longer.

Yes, it is annoying. But having time outs would often be even more

> - anyone else having problems with RPC services?


	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler