nis/yp question about password file

GerritKühn gerrit at
Tue Sep 21 08:39:05 PDT 2004

On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 17:41:02 -0700 Evren Yurtesen <yurtesen at>
wrote about nis/yp question about password file:

EY> can anybody tell what changed in nis/yp that it doesnt work as before 
EY> anymore?

5.x is featuring /etc/nsswitch.conf
Did you create one during your update process? Mine looks like this and
works fine with yp:

cat /etc/nsswitch.conf                    
group:          nis files
group_compat:   nis
hosts:          files nis dns
passwd:         nis files
passwd_compat:  nis


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