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Re: rlogin/rsh/rexec & PAM

Did not get the chance to verify it but one of the sys admins at work stated
that RH
repaired the r utilities in 6.2 and they will work in 6x.  Will attempt to
supply more
details monday.

Dave Barnett wrote:

> Kenneth:
> Well...(deep subject, I know, but ...).
> Woohoo!  I finally found the problem, and you're not going to believe
> the cause.
> I copied the netgroup nis map from our nis server, and monkeyed with the
> format for a while.  A sample entry:
> dapd \
> <snip>
>         ( dapd7,,houstondp)\
> <snip>
> (cut down for clarity and space).
> I finally determined that under Solaris, whitespace is ignored, whereas
> under Linux, the " " of " dapd7" was being interpreted as part of the
> hostname!
> By removing the space and changing the entry to:
>         (dapd7,,houstondp)\
> I now get the 'correct' response of positive.  To confirm this, I put
> the space back, and fed " dapd7" as the machine to look up.  Again, I
> got a positive response.
> Thanks to you and Gary for observation & comments.
> Cheers,
> Dave
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Gary Richardson

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