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Date:      Thu, 5 Jun 1997 19:28:58 +1000 (EST)
From:      Andrew <acs@css.tuu.utas.edu.au>
To:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   yp_next clnt_call:RPC:remote system error
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970605192209.28874A-100000@depravitas.tuu.utas.edu.au>

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Hi,

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 times...it 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
returns:

   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?

Thanks,

Andrew




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