NIS Maps Are being Created With a Zero Byte File Size Resulting in Authentication Failures

(Doc ID 2306604.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Intermittently authentication would fail for all NIS users

NIS source files may have a 0 byte size

NIS Map files created in /var/yp/domain-name directory have a 0 byte size

 

Cause

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