Subject: Re: Console login fails with NIS
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/10/2005 11:45:12
In article <42A839E7.email@example.com>,
Martti Kuparinen <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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?
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/