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OFFTOPIC Re: PAM aware NIS?




Gabriele Paciucci 					Linux User Group Roma
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On Tue, 20 Jan 1998, Jim Hebert wrote:

> Woah Mike, slow down with the TLA's, you'll hurt someone.
> 
> AFAIK, this is really not a PAM issue, it's a fundamental goof: When you
> run yp, you don't run shadow on the server, last I heard. Shadow yp
> passwrds are entirely different beast, not at all related to /etc/shadow
> and that sort of thing.
> 
> jim
> 
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> users.... [V]endors say that most of the top companies in the US have bought
> the OS - but that few will readily admit to running their multimillion-dollar
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> 
> On Tue, 20 Jan 1998, Mike Frisch wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I am running RH 4.2 with the stock ypserv and related goodies.  Everything
> > appears to be working properly with the exception that the remote clients
> > cannot authenticate.  I think this is related to my use of shadow
> > passwords on the RH system.  What is the trick to getting making the
> > passwords available to the clients?  Do the clients have to support PAM or
> > am I way off base here?
> > 
> > Any assistance is appreciated.
> > 
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > Mike.
> > 
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> >   Mike Frisch                         Email: mfrisch@saturn.tlug.org
> >   Northstar Technologies        WWW: http://saturn.tlug.org/~mfrisch
> >   Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA
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