Subject: Re: NetBSD 4.0_RC5 : can't ypbind to NIS server ?
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Gilbert Fernandes <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/13/2007 11:28:01
Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2007 at 10:56:41AM +0000, Gilbert Fernandes wrote:
>> I have a tcpdump on my interface. Everything is set properly.
>> There is no firewall inside the network.
> I was more thinking about something like hosts_access(5).
>> domainame is set
>> YP server can be ping by IP or name
>> rpcbind is running
>> ypbind gets stuck forever
>> tcpdump shows I send a UDP packet on port 111 (sunrpc) to the
>> YP server (I have tried with and without -insecure defined)
>> The YP server with a tcpdump on its interface does show my
>> request is coming in
>> But the YP server NEVER sends a response to my IP. Since all
>> other machines on the network do get answers from the YP,
>> it seems NetBSD's ypbind is doing something different.
> 1. What IS the server?
> 2. look at ypserv's debug information (on NetBSD, run ypserv as "ypserv -l";
>    it's output would be logged with LOG_DAEMON / LOG_ERR,LOG_WARNING,LOG_INFO
> If ypserv does not answer, there must be some reason for it, and it should
> be able to tell you.
> 3. show us the network configurations of the server and  your box.
> (ifconfig -an, netstat -rn at least)
> 	-is