SUMMARY (yppasswdd)

From: Andrew F. Mitchell (
Date: Sun Jun 27 1993 - 20:35:09 CDT

Oops! OK, OK. Sorry to have wasted everyone's time! I
should have checked the FAQ first. My original post:

> I am running rpc.yppasswdd from rc.local as:
> # startup the yppasswd junk for remote passwd updating
> /usr/etc/rpc.yppasswdd /var/yp/passwd.mri -m passwd.mri
> where, of course, passwd.mri is the NIS passwd map. THe man page indicates
> that after the argument file to the -m flag is modified, a make will be
> performed in /var/yp. Well, this doesn't seem to be working...passwords do
> not get updated on any machines until I go a do a make by hand. Anybody
> have an idea here?

Most answers were variations of the following theme:

>This looks like the case of RTFM, or RTF-FAQ list.

although there were some very interesting guesses ;-)

Thanks to virtually all who responded. Next
time I will look first!

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