On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 05:19:44PM -0500, Boris Epstein wrote: > Hello all, > > I am using the FreeIPA to run NIS via a plugin. Works great - except > that the ypserv port numbers end up different after every reboot. That > makes it hard to run it with the firewall activated. > > Does anybody know how to make those port number assignments permanent?
There's no tooling specifically for doing this, but the plugin supports it. In order to get it to use a fixed port, you'll need to edit the directory server entry for "cn=NIS Server, cn=plugins, cn=config" and add a "nsslapd-pluginarg0" value which contains the port number you'd like it to use. You can do this either by stopping the directory server, editing its dse.ldif file directly, and then restarting it, or by editing the entry "live" using ldapmodify and then restarting the server. The latter method (I'm using port 541 here) looks something like this: # ldapmodify -x -D "cn=Directory Manager" -W <<- EOF dn: cn=NIS Server,cn=plugins,cn=config changetype: modify replace: nsslapd-pluginarg0 nsslapd-pluginarg0: 541 - EOF # ipactl restart You'll need to supply the Directory Manager password. Once that's done, running "rpcinfo -p" on the server should show that the NIS service is listening on the desired port. HTH, Nalin _______________________________________________ Freeipa-users mailing list Freeipaemail@example.com https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-users