[DRBD-user] Synching users, /etc/passwd /etc/shadow

Boulytchev, Vasiliy vboulytchev at coinfotech.com
Tue Jan 27 17:18:33 CET 2004

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

OK, will absolutely go this route.  Anything against running two NIS
servers on the two redundant servers?  Kinda aiming to a contained

Vasiliy Boulytchev
Colorado Information Technologies, Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: Benjamin Diaz [mailto:bdiaz at aullox.com] 
Sent: Friday, January 23, 2004 5:09 PM
To: Boulytchev, Vasiliy
Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Synching users, /etc/passwd /etc/shadow

Boulytchev, Vasiliy wrote:
> Ladies and Gents,
>   Can anyone point me in the right direction.  I wish to synch my 
> users between the nodes.

YP/NIS/NIS+ is the service you're looking for. Most distros include a 
yp{server|client|tools} package. There's a howto in 

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