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Subject: Re: [PATCH] Documentation hints for SASL
From: Matthias Andree (madt.e-technik.uni-dortmund.de)
Date: Sun Dec 17 2000 - 17:29:01 CST


Ørnulf Nielsen <onlincom.no> writes:

> Would setting up a NIS server running on a loopback adapter be a bad
> thing?

Apart from persistent failures on my SuSE 6.2 NIS server (clients claim
the YP domain was not bound) not really; make sure you have proper
access control for your files so attackers can't get hold of your passwd
(and possibly shadow) files.

-- 
Matthias Andree