[Michael Biebl] > Afair, libnss-ldapd is nowadays recommended over libnss-ldap.
Sure, but my point is that this issue affect any nss module (and pam modules, perhaps) asking processes to look up information over the net, not only the nis module. > As for libnss-mdns: Doesn't it use the locally installed avahi-daemon > to do the lookups? I'm not sure. I believed it worked without avahi-daemon, but have not invstigated. -- Happy hacking Petter Reinholdtsen