Subject: Re: /etc/security and NIS
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 11/16/2000 12:41:47
On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 09:43:02AM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> What's the entry are you using in /etc/master.passwd for ``tron''?
> Is there any reason you just don't use nsswitch.conf's
> ``passwd: files nis''
Yes, the account "tron" has an additional local home on this particular
NIS client. And I don't know how to modify fields without the
> syntax (besides the fact that you have a lot of people in the NIS
> database who you don't want access to your NetBSD machine)?
There is a "+" after the line for "tron".
> It *is* possible that /etc/security needs work to correctly support
> the password `compat' syntax.
It seems so.
Matthias Scheler http://core.de/~tron/