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Date:      Thu, 5 Jun 1997 19:28:58 +1000 (EST)
From:      Andrew <>
Subject:   yp_next clnt_call:RPC:remote system error
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I have a machine runnign as a NIS client (2.2-STABLE), using a 2.1.7
macine as the NIS server. The above message comes up on the console
towards the end of boot...many just keeps scrolling past.

In messages there are lots of:

ypbind[101]: NIS server [<IP address of NIS server>] for
                  domain "<NIS domain>" not responding

I can use ypcat on the server and retreive the passwd file etc. rpcinfo -p

   program vers proto   port
    100000    2   tcp    111  portmapper
    100000    2   udp    111  portmapper
    100004    2   udp    688  ypserv
    100004    2   tcp    690  ypserv
    100009    1   udp    692  yppasswdd
    100007    2   udp    695  ypbind
    100007    2   tcp    697  ypbind

The client then proceeds to fork itself to death. It denies the existence
of all the users in the NIS database.

Does anyone have any ideas?



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