Fedora 15 Update: ypserv-2.24-6.fc15

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-11-28 23:11:04

Name        : ypserv
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 2.24
Release     : 6.fc15
URL         : http://www.linux-nis.org/nis/ypserv/index.html
Summary     : The NIS (Network Information Service) server
Description :
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

Update Information:

This is an update that fixes a failure when ypinit is being executed and domainname is not set.

* Mon Nov 28 2011 Honza Horak <hhorak at redhat.com> - 2.24-6
- Fixed empty domain handling in ypinit script
  Resolves: #751427
* Thu May 12 2011 Honza Horak <hhorak at redhat.com> - 2.24-5
- Changed the way how path is set in the previous change 
* Fri May  6 2011 Honza Horak <hhorak at redhat.com> - 2.24-4
- Change default aliases file location to /etc/aliases to correspond 
  with default MTAs' config (#699826)
* Tue Apr 26 2011 Honza Horak <hhorak at redhat.com> - 2.24-3
- Fix problems found by static analysis
- Added man page info about passing arguments to daemons

  [ 1 ] Bug #751427 - ypinit incorrectly identifies domainname when none is set.

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ypserv' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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