F15: NIS, NFS mounts and systemd

Honza Horak hhorak at redhat.com
Fri Apr 8 12:44:48 UTC 2011

On 04/05/2011 04:42 PM, Severin Gehwolf wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to get NIS and /home NFS mounts working on F15. In essence,
> the dependency chain of services I need on my computer is as follows:
>       1. Bring up the network interface
>       2. Mount /home via NFS (maybe this should be done last?)
>       3. Make sure NIS is available (I also need Kerberos for validating
>          passwords of NIS users)
> On F14 I managed to do this by using the network service, which is
> brought up first, then NFS shares are mounted and finally the ypbind
> service is started. How would I do something similar using systemd?
> I'm totally cool with using NetworkManager instead of network if that's
> preferred, but I'd like it to work for both runlevels 3 and 5.
> The immediate issue I am facing at the moment is that the network is not
> brought up automatically on boot (I have chkconfig'ed it on for
> runlevels 3 and 5). If I manually bring it up using ifup it works fine.
> Another problem I am having is that NIS does not seem to work at all
> (service is started, SELinux properly configured), but cannot get any
> NIS accounts.
> Thanks for any pointers!
> --Severin

Just a remark for anybody who doesn't noticed it yet, there was a 
problem in ypbind started together with the new NetworkManager, more 
info in https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=693873



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