NIS - netgroup

Tim Rice tim at
Wed Apr 26 07:37:38 EST 2006

On Tue, 25 Apr 2006, Vadim Pushkin wrote:

> Hello;
> Sorry for the crosspost/repost, but I am getting desparate here.
> I am having difficulties setting up ssh (ossh4.3p2 - NIS -Solaris8/Sparc) to 
> authenticate and allow ossh access based on NIS netgroup.  So, users and/or 
> host should be from a valid netgroup triple, contained within the ossh 
> servers .rhosts, .shosts, hosts.equiv and/or shosts.equiv.
> I am having alot of trouble getting NIS netgroup to work with my current 
> sshd_config, and I've tried just about everything...
> My environment is pure NIS, no LDAP, at least not for the next year.

I don't use NIS here, just LDAP.

Did you compile openssh with PAM support?
Do you have "UsePAM yes" in your sshd_config?

> Again, many thanks in advance,
> .vp

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