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Re: NIS and su
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: NIS and su
- From: Adam VanderHook <avanderhook_(_at_)_capitol-college_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 10:26:03 -0400
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 07:40:30PM -0700, crawler_(_at_)_engineering_(_dot_)_ucsb_(_dot_)_edu wrote:
> I have the following setting in the NIS client's /etc/master.passwd file
> And I have the following setting in the NIS client's /etc/group file
> The problem that I'm having is that a user who's in the wheel group can't su to
> root from a NIS client--complains that the user is not in a right group. That
> same user is already in the wheel group from the NIS server database /etc/group.
> But if I add that user to the wheel group in the NIS client's /etc/group, then
> that user is able to su.
What does /etc/yp/group say about the user? Make sure the user is in
the wheel group there on the server, then go to /var/yp on the server
and run 'make'. Once that finishes try on the client again.