> > Does this thing work on Solaris or not? I'm running Solaris 2.4 with
> > NIS+ and I get the following message when i try to do a normal probe:
> > rpcinfo: can't contact portmapper: RPC: Rpcbind failure - RPC: Failed
> > showmount: RPC: Procedure unavailable
> As I understand NIS+, it uses secure RPC calls, as well as some encryption..
> If SATAN isnt trying to do the same, it wont be able to interface
> with the portmapper and get a valid result..
> Of course I am new to NIS+ (only went over it 1 day in a Slowaris SA class,
> and havent used it since), so I could be mistaken..
misinformation fyi to the group,
NIS+ only uses secure RPC mode if you configure it that way. The default
is not secure RPC.