warrenhead at gmail.com
Mon May 21 20:43:16 UTC 2007
> I have been having some trouble with getting NIS working on my freebsd
> server. Mainly because I have never before used this.
> I now have it working, but there is an odd inconsistency which I don't
> know how to remove/update.
> I changed the gid of a user with: 'pw usermod -n sam -g 1000', but this
> change is not reflected in the yp maps. I did recreate the maps again
> with 'ypinit -m', but I guess that was not the trick I needed to update
> the maps.
> So, now when I run 'ypcat passwd', I see something like this:
> sam:*:1000:1001:Sam Genter:/home/sam:/usr/local/bin/bash
> while I also see this: 'id sam'
> uid=1000(sam) gid=1000(sam) groups=1000(sam), 100(users)
> The difference is thus the gid.
> I can find information about updating/pushing the maps onto slave
> servers, but not about getting changes into the maps on the sole nis
> server I have.
> Cheers, Warren
Oh and just running 'make -C /var/yp' doesn't solve it either.
This command is suggested here:
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