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Unable to connect to file-server/NIS after upgrading a workstation from 14.04.5 to 16.04

After upgrading a workstation from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, it is unable to connect to the ypserver/NIS. Nothing eventful happened during the upgrade. Everything is correct as far as the ypbind.conf ...
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Using NIS client in Ubuntu 18.04 crashes both Gnome and Unity

I run NIS clients in Ubuntu desktop in our student labs. As part of our summer project, I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 on one PC, and put NIS client on it. All seemed fine, domain is correct, ypwhich, ...
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How to Configure nsswitch.conf in ubuntu 18.04 (upgrading from 16.04)

I am upgrading my client system from ubuntu 16.04 to ubuntu 18.04 /etc/nsswitch.conf passwd: compat files nis nisplus group: compat files nis nisplus shadow: ...
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ypcat passwd returns error with ubuntu 16.04

my ypcat passwd gives the following error on nis server root@sernode-3:~# ypcat passwd No such map passwd.byname. Reason: Can't communicate with portmapper i have a domain directory in /var/yp and ...
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problem with starting rpcbind

I am facing a problem with rpcbind. the service is not starting after the reboot even after enabling the service. I get the following output when i run systemctl status rpcbind just after reboot. ...
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unable to enable systemctl service

I am facing problem with login to Nis server from my host machine every time after reboot. NIS host machine is running with Ubuntu 16.04 server os. The status of ypbind and rpcbind are as follows ...
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Ubuntu16.04 hangs on shutdown/reboot after NIS client setting

I tried to configure NIS client. but, My ubuntu took a time to shutdown/reboot after "/etc/nsswitch.conf" setting. nis version 3.17-34ubuntu3 /etc/nsswitch.conf passwd: nis compat group: ...
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NIS: rpc.yppasswdd segfaults on Xenial

NIS functions well except for yppasswd. When a user tries to change password using yppasswd on a client, if s/he enters the wrong Old Password, then the rpc.yppasswdd daemon on the NIS server ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 sudo w/ NIS too slow, bind(2) lotta ports and remains lotta connection between the NIS domain server

The title says all. anyway, I just upgraded my server from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS and I realized the sudo runs too much slower than 14.04. I strace'd and got following result: $ sudo strace sudo ...
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ypcat passwd returns error with NIS

I have set up and installed NIS server on my Ubuntu platform Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS It all is going well and ive followed these instructions, ive added a user and all seems to be good, however when ...
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NIS client setup

I just upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10. After the upgrade NIS stopped working. I went in, checked the settings (hosts, yp.conf, nsswitch) - everything seems to be configured correctly. But... I can't ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 with domain user without network connection

I'm not an advanced Ubuntu user so please be patient with me. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, signed my computer to a Windows domain (using nis) and was able to login with my domain user. I've ...
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Setting up a home network to support server applications

I'm trying to setup a home network using Linux (14.04) and would like to know what the process is called where you have a client machine (or several) connected to a server using the programs from the ...