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NIS question

Jerry Feldman wrote:
> I just set up the NIS server, and tested it, and on the client, when I log 
> in, I get the following message.
> id: cannot find name for user ID 502
> I only setup the databases for passwd, group and hosts
> a 'ypcat passwd' correctly displays the users both on the server as well 
> as the client. There is something stupid that I am missing.
There's something about the number of the ID. On some systems, numbers 
below 1024 will
not be served up by NIS, or something like that. I'm not sure where this 
is configured.

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