SUMMARY: netgroup/NIS problems

From: John Paul O'Brien (
Date: Fri Jul 31 1992 - 15:25:39 CDT

The answer is there is a section in the dbm BUGS section stating that
there is a limit to the size of a dbm record at 1024 bytes.

The way around it with netgroups is to have many smaller aliases and then
to chain them together.

Thanks to all who replied: (Koper Jamgocyan) (F. L. Charles Seeger III) [Hey Chuck! I need a dog night!] (Karl Morgan) (Peter J. Welcher) (Donna Cornwell) (Matt Goheen) (Daniel Trinkle) (J. Matt Landrum) (William LeFebvre) [and Hey Bill! How's your pen laser?]

John Paul O'Brien, Manager of Network Services and Distributed Systems
Nova University, Network Services and Distributed Systems
3301 College Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 33314	Phone: (305) 475-7633

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