How to clear name cache on sun solaris?

David Carmean dlc-bu at
Sat Mar 31 01:02:18 UTC 2001

On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 11:30:14PM +0100, Brad Knowles wrote:

> 	I have about as much problems with NIS/NIS+ as I do nscd, the 
> only reason I hate, loathe, and despise nscd more than I do NIS/NIS+ 
> is the fact that nscd affects DNS as well as NIS/NIS+ -- the latter 
> can safely be ignored if you're not using it, while the former may 
> have undesirable effects if you are not aware of the potential damage 
> it may cause.

Do you know whether this behavior is the same for the nscd supplied 
with RedHat Linux?  And are you aware of other OSes/distribs that include 
(an) nscd?

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