Projects / yp-tools


yp-tools is an implementation of the NIS client tools for Linux and should work with every Linux C Library. This implementation only provides NIS client tools. You must already have a ypbind daemon running on the same host, and a NIS server running somewhere in the net.

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Recent releases

  •  17 Oct 2005 15:34

    No changes have been submitted for this release.

    •  15 Jan 2003 21:06

      Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in yppasswd which prevented the user from correctly authenticating.

      •  19 May 2002 12:10

        Release Notes: This release has been updated to use the current toolchain. The yptest program was added. An option was added to ypcat to query a specified server. cracklib support for yppasswd was fixed.

        •  01 Nov 2001 18:38

          Release Notes: This release contains some fixes for locale support, detecting of passwd.adjunct maps, and compile fixes for IA64.

          •  22 May 1999 17:28

            Release Notes: Fixed compiler warnings, fixed German translation and fixed minor Makefile bugs.


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