Re: Need help with NIS

hservoma@wis02.ec.t.kanazawa-u.ac.jp
Mon, 20 Dec 1999 00:09:20 +0900


"Andreas G. Schindler" <schindler@az1.de> wrote:

>I need to set up NIS with following constraints:
> - The Linux box works as a NIS client against a Compaq Tru64
> UNIX Server
> - All accounts found in the local authorization files
> (passwd, group shadow etc.) should be taken from there.
> - All the rest should be obtained via NIS
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Could you specify this a bit ?
If you don't need password information etc. you are likely not to need
NIS at all. If you just want home directories to be in one server, just set
it up with nfs exports and use automount on the clients.

HTH

H.S.

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