On Tue, Jan 07, 2014 at 10:35:58AM -0500, Rob Crittenden wrote:
> Nalin Dahyabhai wrote:
> >Any system on which you intend to run ypcat, ypmatch, or any of the NIS
> >client commands should run ypbind, whether it's talking to a more
> >traditional NIS server or an IPA server with its NIS service enabled.
> I run ypcat w/o ypbind all the time for testing. You just need to
> specify the server and domain on the command-line:
> $ ypcat -h `hostname` -d example.com passwd

I left that tidbit out, but yeah, I often use it that way as well when

On that topic, 'rpcinfo -p' is handy for checking that the NIS server is
properly registered with its local port mapper (as a "ypserv" server),
which is necessary for ypbind to find it.



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