[oclug] NIS vs. local users during outage
Michael P. Soulier
msoulier at digitaltorque.ca
Mon Apr 5 19:40:32 EDT 2004
I have a setup at home where my account's home directory is NFS-mounted,
and the account is served via NIS. The root user is local to each box.
Now, while I thought this would permit me to login as root during an
NIS/NFS outage, this is not the case. It looks like using NIS with PAM,
there's a huge delay with the login, and it typically fails with a
Does anyone know a way to set this up so that local users are still
useable during an outage?
Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca>
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