Solved

NIS clients cannot change the password from their system

Posted on 2006-11-07
6
488 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
Redhat linux as NIS server , can users from their systems change the NIS passwords  or they should go the NIS server to change the passwords , please aslo provide me NIS server and client step by step configuration .
0
Comment
Question by:D_wathi
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
ibu1 earned 250 total points
ID: 17888381
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:ibu1
ID: 17888388
User can change password from their system
0
 

Author Comment

by:D_wathi
ID: 17896416
thanks for the reply ,

If i run the yppasswd command on nis server iam getting the below error.

[root@syschip-domain ~]# yppasswd
yppasswd: can't find the master ypserver: Internal NIS error

Please suggest me to fix this error .
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:ibu1
ID: 17920020
You're not supposed to use yppasswd on the master. On the master, you should simply use passwd
0

Featured Post

Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

I have seen several blogs and forum entries elsewhere state that because NTFS volumes do not support linux ownership or permissions, they cannot be used for anonymous ftp upload through the vsftpd program.   IT can be done and here's how to get i…
Note: for this to work properly you need to use a Cross-Over network cable. 1. Connect both servers S1 and S2 on the second network slots respectively. Note that you can use the 1st slots but usually these would be occupied by the Service Provide…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…
Suggested Courses

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question