Frank Cusack <email@example.com> writes:
> Wow, answers back already.
> The consensus is that it won't matter as NIS+ and DNS are unrelated.
> My concern is that Solaris' gethostbyname() is broken, and I know
> of at least one program that uses the NIS domain if a FQDN is not
> returned by gethostbyname() [to generate a license key].
Casper Dik points out that gethostbyname() isn't broken, you really
need to configure other name sources (other being non-DNS) to return
FQDN's first if you want gethostbyname() to work as "expected".
> I was hoping to get info on other potential pitfalls, no one has
> mentioned anything, so hopefully I'll be OK.
Matt Reynolds <Matt.Reynolds@aztek-eng.com> points out that if you
use Sun's sendmail, it will append the NIS+ domain to mail, which
might not work in the DNS world.
> Frank Cusack writes:
> > I'm using NIS+ only for passwd info (and publickey). What are the
> > implications of having the NIS+ domain different than the DNS domain?
> > thanks
> > ~frank
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