SUCCESS! (was: [lug] NIS: Linux->Solaris)

Hugh Brown hugh at
Thu May 17 12:30:10 MDT 2001

It seems like there ought to be a way
to have solaris do md5 stuff rather than make linux stop doing it.  Anyone
have any experience in that regard?


"Anders Knudsen"
> Thank you all who responded. MD5...that was it.
> I disabled MD5 on my linux box. I had to reenter my password and re-init 
> the yp database.
> That did it. I now can log in on my solaris box.
> As far as reverting all passwords from MD5...i guess since MD5 is a 1-way 
> hash algorithm, there would be no going back. So I'll just have to have all 
> my users log in and reenter their passwords. No big deal, since we're a 
> small shop here.
> <big smile>
> -Anders.

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