I had sent this Summary before, but I'm receiving mails asking for the
May be the earlier Summary is some where in a black hole on my network.
(We had a email server crash couple of weeks earlier)
If the slave server is setup correctly then it should serve NIS when
master is down. That's the whole idea of having a slave server. Well it
Thanks to many responses.
Things to verify:
ypserv should be running on the slave.
Make sure the slave is ypbinding to itself, and not the master. Check
/var/yp/binding/your.domain/ypservers. If it does not exist, create it
with the name of your slave server in it. If you bind to the master,
the slave will hang when the master goes down.
=> This is what happened in my case.
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