I've run some tests on this, and it appears to happen even if you don't upgrade. I've even had it happen right after install (without reboot). The most reliable fail case is rebooting.
This will need further testing to narrow down the exact cause. ** Changed in: nis (Ubuntu) Status: New => Confirmed ** Changed in: nis (Ubuntu) Importance: Undecided => High ** Tags added: server-next -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1799335 Title: in place upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10 breaks NIS To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nis/+bug/1799335/+subscriptions -- ubuntu-bugs mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bugs