Subject: Re: NIS password problems
To: Martti Kuparinen <email@example.com>
From: matthew sporleder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/13/2005 12:39:46
Try using the yppasswd command (or passwd -y) to keep nis working.
On 10/13/05, Martti Kuparinen <email@example.com> wrote:
> Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> > # ssh user@xxx
> > # passwd
> > Old Password:
> > New Password:
> > Retype New Password:
> > Couldn't change NIS password.
> > Unable to change auth token: error in service module
> Okay, this was my old problem  again. I executed pwd_mkdb to
> rebuild pwd.db and spwd.db and now everything is working just fine.
> Shouldn't /var/yp/Makefile.yp rebuild these databases when
> the source file (master.passwd) has been changed?
>  http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-help/2002/06/11/0006.html