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"SLC5X: Network Servers: ypserv

ypserv - The NIS (Network Information Service) server.

License: GPL
Vendor: Scientific Linux CERN,
The Network Information Service (NIS) is a system that provides
network information (login names, passwords, home directories, group
information) to all of the machines on a network. NIS can allow users
to log in on any machine on the network, as long as the machine has
the NIS client programs running and the user's password is recorded in
the NIS passwd database. NIS was formerly known as Sun Yellow Pages

This package provides the NIS server, which will need to be running on
your network. NIS clients do not need to be running the server.

Install ypserv if you need an NIS server for your network. You also
need to install the yp-tools and ypbind packages on any NIS client


ypserv-2.19-10.el5_9.1.x86_64 [148 KiB] Changelog by Honza Horak (2013-03-11):
- fix memory leak when malformed request is received
  Resolves: #920111
ypserv-2.19-9.el5_8.1.x86_64 [147 KiB] Changelog by Honza Horak (2012-02-08):
- Fixed returned value when all entries requested and no such 
  map exists
  Resolves: #788445
ypserv-2.19-9.el5.x86_64 [147 KiB] Changelog by Honza Horak (2011-10-24):
- used ferror() to indicate a real error
  Resolves: #695754
- Report error when temporary passwd or shadow files cannot
  be renamed to regular names in rpc.yppasswdd
  Resolves: #747317
ypserv-2.19-5.el5_6.1.x86_64 [137 KiB] Changelog by Honza Horak (2011-03-10):
- Fix strcat to uninitialized memory - it led to garbage before 
  login while changing password remotely
  Resolves: #688237
ypserv-2.19-5.el5.x86_64 [137 KiB] Changelog by Vitezslav Crhonek (2008-08-12):
- Fix /var/yp/Makefile should fail with '(none)' yp domain
  Resolves: #457221

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