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Sys admin has provided me username and password and advised that solaris uses nis (and then I've been given hostnames).
I've downloaded putty but it gives me authentication failure. Nothing special I have to do if its NIS authentication? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: psychocandy
i want to acces to many machines over LAN network from a unique machine , that allow me to use a SSH directly without password.
i ama using redhat enterprise version . i didnt find the right way to realise that.
what should i do at first ? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: wassimpb
I need to Change passwd for bulk servers using SSH script.
I have one server, from which i can reach all the servers without password via SSH.
There is some expect script, from which i can achieve it.
Can any one help me out here.
Thanks in advance.
Vicky (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: vickyingle5
I want to know whether i can change the password of a user logged in thru NIS from a client machine after stopping the YP services in NIS server.
Note - The Slave server is up and running.
I tried doing this. But i got the reply "Permission Denied".
I stopped the YP services in... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: efunds
Hello. I'm getting very odd behavior when I try to change a user's password in Solaris 8. The shell, where it used to ask for a new passwd and a confirmation, now asks FOUR times, with two success message.
This is what happens every time:
# passwd myusername
New Password: xxxxxxxx
New... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rockusa
We are currently in the process to move the user authentication for our AIX clients to a Windows 2003 server to authenticate them against the active directory entries.
What we have so far:
- NIS master server on Windows 2003 Server with the unix-subsystem installed -> This is managing... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: candyflip2000
Now I face a problem in changing the NIS passwd,I have no idea,want you to help me!
Today I add some user in the NIS master server ,I "vi" /etc/passwd &/etc/shadow,add user account and password by hand(shadow----no password ,only eight ":").
when finsh,I login ,system told me to input a password... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: dlsjm
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I have copied and verified all the NIS data over from Machine 'A' (Old server) to Machine 'B' (New server), however when I go to start the process of migrating the ‘new maps' back to Machine "A", I get the following error, any ideas?
I type on Machine 'A':
/usr/lib/netsvc/yp/ypxfr -h otslw007... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: frankkahle
I need help urgently.
I've been running NIS for 4 years without problem. And just two weeks ago, all my users are unable to change their password which never happens before.
When we issue passwd or yppasswd, this is what we get
passwd : Changing password for Jennifer
Enter existing... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jennifer
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SCO OpenServer 5.05
Has anyone ever received this error when attempting to
change/assign a user password?
yppasswd: (host name) is not running yppasswd daemon
Password request denied.
Reason: Remote password change request denied.... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: gseyforth