Error: ' create client failure RPC program not registered'

(Doc ID 1001555.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 11.3 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 9 GA to 11.3 [Release 9.0 to 11.0]
All Platforms


 When trying to change a user password in NIS the error 'create client failure rpc program not registered' may be generated.

The change password (passwd) command will work if the rpc.yppasswd daemon is started manually.


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms