Subject: Re: NIS password problems
To: None <,>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/16/2005 05:41:45
In article <> you wrote:
> Okay, this was my old problem [1] 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?

I'd expect yppasswdd to run a  'make' in /var/yp after changing the 
password. This needs the "comp" set iirc.
If that doesn't work, it's broken.

 - Hubert