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Restore Missing Option for NIS Users

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By Marc Bitner

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Posted: 6 Apr 2006
 

Applies to:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9

PROBLEM: "NIS Users" was not available as "Set Filter" option in Security and Users, Edit and Create Users after performing online update through Novell YOU server.

SOLUTION: yast-users : Downgrade from 2.9.49-0.3 (Patched Version) to 2.9.39-0.3 (Previously installed version). See Instructions below.

EXAMPLE: If, after performing online update "NIS Users" is not available as "Set Filter" option in Security and Users, Edit and Create Users. Open YaST, go to Software, Install and Remove Software. For "Filter" choose "Selections" then choose "YaST" on left side, on right side scroll down to yast2-users, click check-box to select update, ensure version 2.9.39-0.3 is available as an option, click Accept.


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