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Configure NIS Client
2015/03/08
 
Configure on NIS clients in order to share users' accounts in your local networks.
[1] Install and Configure Ypbind.
[root@www ~]#
yum -y install ypbind rpcbind
# set NIS domain

[root@www ~]#
ypdomainname srv.world

[root@www ~]#
echo 'NISDOMAIN=srv.world' >> /etc/sysconfig/network

[root@www ~]#
authconfig \
--enablenis \
--nisdomain=srv.world \
--nisserver=dlp.srv.world \
--update

Starting rpcbind: [ OK ]
Starting NIS service: [ OK ]
Binding NIS service: .[ OK ]
# add optionally if you need ( create home directory automatically if it's none )

[root@www ~]#
vi /etc/pam.d/system-auth
# add to the end

session     optional      pam_mkhomedir.so skel=/etc/skel umask=077

[root@www ~]#
chkconfig rpcbind on

[root@www ~]#
chkconfig ypbind on

[root@www ~]#
www.srv.world login:
redhat
   
# NIS user

Password:
Creating directory '/home/redhat'.
[redhat@www ~]$    
# just logined
# show nis server

[redhat@www ~]$
dlp.srv.world
[redhat@www ~]$
ypcat passwd

cent:x:500:500::/home/cent:/bin/bash
redhat:x:501:501::/home/redhat:/bin/bash
# try to change password

[redhat@www ~]$
Changing NIS account information for redhat on dlp.srv.world.
Please enter old password:    
# current password

Changing NIS password for redhat on dlp.srv.world.
Please enter new password:    
# new one

Please retype new password:
The NIS password has been changed on dlp.srv.world.
[redhat@www ~]$    
# just changed

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