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Re: HELP!! NIS



It is nis (yp).
I was missing the /etc/pam.d/system-auth file. What does this file do ? Is
it really required ? I created the file via `authconfig` and all seems to
be working now.

On Thu, 31 Aug 2000, Michael Tokarev wrote:

> Is this really nis (yp) or it is nis+?
> What version of pam_unix you are using?
> 
> Paul Nicholas Faure wrote:
> > 
> > I setup NIS on a few systems, with one NIS server. Everything works fine
> > except for passwords that expire.
> > On the server (does not use NIS), passwords expire properly, users can
> > not longer login.
> > On the clients, users can login after there password has expired.
> > 
> > I was told that this sounds like a PAM problem.
> > Here is my /etc/pam.d/login file:
> > auth       required     /lib/security/pam_securetty.so
> > auth       required     /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so shadow nullok
> > auth       required     /lib/security/pam_nologin.so
> > account    required     /lib/security/pam_unix.so
> > password   required     /lib/security/pam_cracklib.so
> > password   required     /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so shadow nullok
> > session    required     /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so
> > session    optional     /lib/security/pam_console.so
> > 
> > Documentation tells me that 'account' is the pam type that does password
> > aging. I have tried to replace /lib/security/pam_unix.so with
> > /lib/security/pam_unix_acct.so and /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so with no
> > luck.
> 
> 
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Paul Faure					paul@paulfaure.com
Carleton University Systems Engineer 3rd Year	paul@porkchop.org
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