[SunHELP] [Solaris-Users] Re: Password Policies

Hulock, Mary Ann (SRIC) mhulock at sric.net
Fri Aug 19 08:30:16 CDT 2005

I am not running NIS and I make changes to the hosts file often - and NO
you do not need to reboot the server.

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On Behalf Of Adrian Florea
Sent: Friday, August 19, 2005 8:28 AM
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Subject: Re: [SunHELP] [Solaris-Users] Re: Password Policies

that means you have only

hosts: files

in /etc/nsswitch.conf ?

btw - which version of Solaris ?


Grindell, Joan M. wrote:

>Thanks for your reply.  What if we are not running NIS?
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>Behalf Of Adrian Florea
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>if you changed the hostname of the machine itself - you need to perform

>additional tasks however.
>eventually you'll need to restart 'nscd' / depends on your
>Grindell, Joan M. wrote:
>>Can anyone answer this question?
>>If a change is made to /etc/hosts does the system need to be rebooted
>>to take effect?
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