On 18.12.06 11:32, Jesse Ross wrote:
> I am trying to build proftpd 1.3.0a on Suse 9 (the kernel is
> 2.6.8-24.25-smp).
>
> I've tried this with PersistentPasswd off as well as on, but I can't get
> NIS authentication working right. It seems only to be able to find
> users in the local passwd file. For instance, if I attempt to log in
> with an incorrect password as a local user and a NIS user, I get "Login
> failed" in each case, but with the local user I get "Incorrect password"
> and with the NIS user it's "No such user found"


do you use AuthUserFile in proftpd.conf?

> Also, this is not a general problem with NIS. Our /etc/passwd ends like
> this (we have passwd, shadow and group set to "compat" in nsswitch.conf):


I would use 'files nis' in nsswitch and remove the "+" line from passwd
etc...

> uucp:x:10:14:Unix-to-Unix CoPy system:/etc/uucp:/bin/bash
> +::::::
>
> and NIS works fine for logins with ssh etc.


--
Matus UHLAR - fantomas, uhlar@fantomas.sk ; http://www.fantomas.sk/
Warning: I wish NOT to receive e-mail advertising to this address.
Varovanie: na tuto adresu chcem NEDOSTAVAT akukolvek reklamnu postu.
I don't have lysdexia. The Dog wouldn't allow that.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------
Take Surveys. Earn Cash. Influence the Future of IT
Join SourceForge.net's Techsay panel and you'll get the chance to share your
opinions on IT & business topics through brief surveys - and earn cash
http://www.techsay.com/default.php?p...rge&CID=DEVDEV
_______________________________________________
ProFTPD Users List
Unsubscribe problems?
http://www.proftpd.org/list-unsub.html