From: Mike Hogsett <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> portmap is also required for NIS.
True, and it says so in the handbook, which is the point I was trying to make.
Speaking for myself, at least, following the handbook to the letter got NIS working just fine. -Bill
> >From: Adam Stroud <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > > >Since NIS uses RPC, > >do I need to configure inetd.conf to allow RPC on the NIS server and > >clients? > >The handbook does not make any mention of editing the inetd.conf file. > > inetd doesn't handle RPC. > > Use the rc.conf settings suggested in the tutorial and the necessary rpc > servers will be started at boot time by /etc/rc > > Once you've got everything running, you can use > ps -ax | grep rpc > to see what rpc servers were started. I don't actually remember what's > started for NIS, although I believe rpc.statd at least needs to run. > > -Bill
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