Help with NIS on FC9!

David A. Bandel david.bandel at
Fri Oct 3 17:38:17 PDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 12:26 PM, Susan Macchia <linux-sxs at> wrote:
> I have a new Intel quad core system that I have FC9 installed on.  I've
> configured NIS, but can't seem to get it to work.  I've googled everywhere
> and haven't a clue why I can't get it to work.  I know it's not rocket
> science !  What am I missing?

You need to ensure the NIS server is running ypserv and that your
client is running ypbind.  If ypbind can't (bind) it will tell you.

After that you can check your maps.  Try just running yptest.


David A. Bandel
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            - Nemesis Air Racing Team motto

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