Re: Solaris NIS/DNS evils

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sun, 07 Jun 1998 12:35:01 +0200

Chris Tilbury wrote:

> If you're running in this kind of setup, then you will want to
> make sure that
> 1. ypserv doesn't start with the "-d" flag.
> 2. you don't have the YP_INTERDOMAIN key in the hosts table
> (find the "B=-b" line in the yp Makefile and change it to "B=")

For most people I think moving DNS in front of NIS in nsswitch.conf, or
removing NIS entirely is the more appropriate move. Many people depend
on having DNS fallback in the NIS server (needed for SunOS 4.x clients).

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Sun Jun 07 1998 - 03:39:23 MDT

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