SUMMARY:Re: Problem with NIS server:please help

From: Venu M Middela (
Date: Tue Aug 18 1998 - 17:01:53 CDT

Hello Admins,
        Thanks to the following people for
their timely suggestions. The problem was with
the BNC thin wire which was not terminated properly
at one end at some place in the subnet. This occured
during moving a machine from one place to the other.

Thanks again,

On Sat, 15 Aug 1998, Venu M Middela wrote:

> Hello Admins,
> I'm having a problem with my NIS server.
> It doesnt respond to any of the requests. when I try to
> ping from one of the clients, it doesnt answer.
> I have checked the network connection. It seems to be ok.
> The message
> " ypbind[518]: NIS server not responding for domain "xxx.yyy.zzz": still
> trying ; "
> keeps popping up on the client's console.
> I'm not sure where the problem is coming up.
> I have checked on the server, for the ypserv and ypxfrd daemons. They
> seem to be running and I could also run the NIS commands like ypcat
> ypwhich and they seem to work fine.
> All the internet services are halted due to
> this. Please help. Its very urgent.
> Thanks and will summarise,
> Venu M Middela
> Thanks again.

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