SUMMARY: nispasswd update problem

From: John D Groenveld (
Date: Mon Aug 05 1996 - 14:58:55 CDT

The problem was fixed with the latest Jumbo Recommended patch set. The moral
of the story is to always check the output of 'showrev -p' against the patch

> When a user tries to update his NISplus passwd on the solaris 2.5 server, the
> user gets this error message:
> Password information update failed(talking to NPD)
> Password information update failed
> I can create new users and credentials as described in the Name Services
> Admin Guide, but none seem to be able to update their passwords. Suggestions?

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