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Re: Unidentified subject!

Did you change the passwd line in /etc/nsswitch.conf to read like this?
	passwd:     compat

Can you send along the lines that you're adding to /etc/passwd?

> The NIS HOWTO says that I can prefix userids in my /etc/passwd file with '+'
> (modify fields from the NIS definition) and '-' (ignore an NIS definition), but
> these characters do not work. If a userid is defined in NIS, then that
> definition, in its entirity, takes effect, and there's nothing I can do in
> /etc/passwd to either override or ignore it.
> I'm using pam-0.66-18 and ypbind-3.3-20, and my /etc/pam.d/login file specifies
> the pwdb set of routines. Do I need to do something with my PAM configuration
> files in order to enable the +- feature, do I just have an out-of-date ypbind,
> and/or what else might I have to do?
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