SUMMARY: NIS+ authentication problems

From: Yanick Lachance (
Date: Wed Jan 12 2000 - 13:23:39 CST

Thanks to:

Claude Charest
Matthew Atkinson
Torsten Huebler
Kelvin White

Original POST:

If I remote login with suplying my passwd (no .rhosts) everything if
If I remote login without suplying my password (using .rhosts file in my

home) I am not authenticated in NIS+

Is this normal ???


If you do not suply a password , in.rlogind cannot do a keylogin for
so you are "nobody" in terms of nisplus.

It's norman behaviour for NIS+ ;-)

Thanks everyone.

Yanick Lachance Lockheed Martin Canada
UNIX System Administrator 6111 Royalmount ave.
(514) 340-8379 Montreal, Qc, H4P 1K6

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