Posted on 2009-02-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
i have configure the nis server.

#yum install ypserv
#chkconfig ypserv on
#vim /etc/sysconfig/network
#service ypserv restart
#service yppasswdd restart
#service ypxfrd restart
#/user/lib/yp/ypinit -m
i have created some users then
#cd /var/yp/ make
#service ypserv restart
#service ypasswdd restart
#service ypxfrd restart
#ypcat  password
#####No such map password. Reason: Can't bind to server which serves this domain#####
#vi /etc/exports
/home                      ,sync,no_root_squash)
#exportfs -r
#service nfs restart

Authentication configuration - runtool - *USE NIS - Domain : , Server :
#vi  /etc/atuo.master
/home     /etc/auto/misc
#vi /etc/auto.misc
*   -rw,sfot,intr
#service autofs restart

after that in client side when a user in the username and password it is showing permission deny

1 promble is
#ypcat  password
No such map password. Reason: Can't bind to server which serves this domain
2 promble is
permission deny
Question by:mvsnaniou
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    Have you made sure your firewall is not blocking the traffic? Also use the rpcinfo -p to see if the NIS
    server is listening for connections.

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    program vers proto   port
        100000    2   tcp    111  portmapper
        100000    2   udp    111  portmapper
        100024    1   udp    718  status
        100024    1   tcp    721  status
     600100069    1   udp    956  fypxfrd
     600100069    1   tcp    958  fypxfrd
        100004    2   udp    875  ypserv
        100004    1   udp    875  ypserv
        100004    2   tcp    878  ypserv
        100004    1   tcp    878  ypserv
        100009    1   udp    896  yppasswdd

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