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NIS clients cannot change the password from their system

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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 .
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User can change password from their system
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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 .
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You're not supposed to use yppasswd on the master. On the master, you should simply use passwd
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