[Grml] Re: adduser and RPC Connection

T mlist4suntong at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 17 15:56:55 CEST 2006

On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 20:23:49 +0200, Michael Prokop wrote:

>> whenever I add a user in grml, I get the following error:
>> rpcinfo: can't contact portmapper: RPC: Remote system error - Connection
>> refused [...]
>> I've never see this before, and would like to know why adduser need to
>> do some rpc calls/connections.
> Because you might run userauth via NIS. You didn't notice this before
> because Debian runs portmapper by default - which grml doesn't.

Ahh, no wonder, thanks for the explanation. Any quick fix? 

PS. I didn't touch any userauth or NIS setting after the HD installation. 


PPS. I don't have any package that begins with yp installed. 

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