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System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)
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N2L server
NIS-to-LDAP Service Overview
NIS-to-LDAP Transition Terminology
N2L service, NIS-to-LDAP Service Overview
custom map examples, Examples of Custom Maps
setting up, Setting Up the NIS-to-LDAP Service
supported mappings, Supported Standard Mappings
when not to use, When Not to Use the NIS-to-LDAP Service
N2L transition, See NIS to LDAP transition
name resolution, Glossary
name server, Glossary
name space, DNS, Description of the DNS Naming Service
namespace, Glossary
naming, What Is a Naming Service?
Active Directory (AD), Storing Configuration Information in LDAP
DNS, Description of the DNS Naming Service
files-based, Description of the /etc Files Naming Service
NIS, Description of the NIS Naming Service
Solaris naming services, Solaris Naming Services
naming service, Glossary
naming service switch, Glossary
ndbm
NIS Maps
Preparing the Makefile
ndbm file, changing map server, How to Change a Map's Master Server
netgroup.byhost file, NIS Netgroups
netgroup.byuser file, NIS Netgroups
netgroup file, NIS Netgroups
entries, example, NIS Netgroups
netnames, Principal Names and Netnames (NIS+ to LDAP)
network diagnosis for mDNS, mDNS and dns-sd Tool
network mask, Glossary
network password, Glossary
network services, Service Discovery
New Features
Service Management Facility with LDAP, LDAP and the Service Management Facility
Service Management Facility with NIS, NIS and the Service Management Facility
Service Management Facility with NIS+ to LDAP, NIS+ to LDAP Tools and the Service Management Facility
Service Management Facility with NIS-to-LDAP tools
See also NIS, LDAP
nicknames files, NIS Map Nicknames
NIS
Description of the NIS Naming Service
NIS Introduction
Glossary
“not responding” messages, Symptoms
“unavailable” messages, Symptoms
architecture, NIS Architecture
automatic starting, Starting NIS Service Automatically
binding, NIS Binding
binding, broadcast, NIS Binding
binding, server-list, NIS Binding
binding manually, Binding to a Specific NIS Server
broadcast binding, Broadcast Mode
C2 security, Using NIS With C2 Security
client problems, NIS Problems Affecting One Client
client setup, Setting Up NIS Clients
clients
NIS Machine Types
NIS Clients
commands hang, Symptoms
components, NIS Elements
daemons, NIS Daemons
daemons, not running, NIS Daemons Not Running
daemons, starting, Starting and Stopping NIS Service on the Master Server
DNS, and, NIS Architecture
DNS and, Using NIS in Conjunction With DNS
domain names, Planning Your NIS Domain
domains
NIS Architecture
The NIS Domain
domains, multiple, Master Supporting Multiple NIS Domains
halting, Turning Off NIS Services
Internet and, NIS Architecture
list of daemons, NIS Daemons
Makefile, NIS Maps
Makefile filtering, Working With the Makefile
makefile preparation, Preparing the Makefile
master servers, NIS Servers
modifying configuration files, Modifying Configuration Files
ndbm format, NIS Maps
netgroups
NIS Netgroups
NIS Netgroups
overloaded servers and, Network or Servers Are Overloaded
passwd maps auto update, Using cron for Map Transfers
password data
Source Files Directory
Passwd Files and Namespace Security
passwords, user, Setting User Passwords
problems, NIS Binding Problems
restarting, command line, Starting and Stopping NIS From the Command Line
root entry, Password Files and Namespace Security
rpc.yppasswdd, Setting User Passwords
security, Password Files and Namespace Security
server binding not possible, When Server Binding is Not Possible
server-list binding, Server-List Mode
servers
NIS Machine Types
NIS Servers
servers, malfunction, Server Malfunction
servers, maps different versions, Servers Have Different Versions of an NIS Map
servers not available, No Server Available
Service Management Facility, NIS and the Service Management Facility
setup, preparation for
Before You Begin Configuring NIS
Source Files Directory
slave server setup
Setting Up NIS Slave Servers
Setting Up a Slave Server
slave servers, NIS Servers
source files
Source Files Directory
Preparing Source Files for Conversion to NIS Maps
starting, Starting and Stopping NIS Service on the Master Server
starting, command line, Starting and Stopping NIS From the Command Line
stopping, Turning Off NIS Services
stopping, command line, Starting and Stopping NIS From the Command Line
structure of, NIS Architecture
updating passwd maps, How to Add a New NIS User to an NIS Domain
user password locked, How to Add a New NIS User to an NIS Domain
useradd, How to Add a New NIS User to an NIS Domain
userdel, How to Add a New NIS User to an NIS Domain
users, administering, Administering NIS Users
utility programs, NIS Utilities
/var/yp/, Default NIS Maps
ypbind “can't” messages, Symptoms
ypbind daemon, Server-List Mode
ypbind fails, ypbind Crashes
ypinit, How to set up the master server using ypinit
ypservers file, How to Add a Slave Server
ypwhich, Broadcast Mode
ypwhich inconsistent displays, ypwhich Displays Are Inconsistent
NIS+, Glossary
NIS+ to LDAP
Service Management Facility, NIS+ to LDAP Tools and the Service Management Facility
when not to use SMF, When Not to Use SMF With NIS+ to LDAP
NIS clients, not bound to server, Client Not Bound to Server
NIS-compatibility mode, Glossary
NIS domain names
incorrect, Missing or Incorrect Domain Name
missing, Missing or Incorrect Domain Name
NIS domains, changing, Changing a Machine's NIS Domain
NIS hosts, changing domain of, Changing a Machine's NIS Domain
NIS maps, Glossary
administering, Working With NIS Maps
changing server, Changing a Map's Master Server
CHKPIPE in Makefile, How to Modify the Makefile to Use Specific Databases
commands related to, NIS-Related Commands
default, Default NIS Maps
displaying contents, Obtaining Map Information
displaying contents of, Using NIS Maps
format is ndbm, NIS Maps
locating, Using NIS Maps
Makefile, DIR variable, Changing Makefile Macros/Variables
Makefile, DOM variable, Changing Makefile Macros/Variables
Makefile, PWDIR variable, Changing Makefile Macros/Variables
Makefile and, Modifying and Using the Makefile
Makefile filtering, Working With the Makefile
Makefile macros, changing, Changing Makefile Macros/Variables
Makefile variables, changing, Changing Makefile Macros/Variables
making, Using NIS Maps
modifying configuration files, Modifying Configuration Files
new maps, creating from files, Creating New Maps from Text Files
new maps, creating from keyboard, Creating Maps From Standard Input
nicknames, NIS Map Nicknames
nondefault, Updating and Modifying Existing Maps
NOPUSH in Makefile, How to Modify the Makefile to Use Specific Databases
updating, Using NIS Maps
/var/yp/, Default NIS Maps
working with, Using NIS Maps
yppush in Makefile, How to Modify the Makefile to Use Specific Databases
NIS slave servers
adding, Adding a Slave Server
initializing, How to Add a Slave Server
NIS-to-LDAP
Service Management Facility
See also NIS, LDAP
NIS to LDAP transition, Transitioning From NIS to LDAP (Overview/Tasks)
See also N2L
buffer overruns, Avoiding Buffer Overruns With Sun Java System Directory Server
commands, NIS-to-LDAP Commands, Files, and Maps
configuration files, NIS-to-LDAP Commands, Files, and Maps
deadlock, N2L Deadlock Issue
debugging the NISLDAPmapping file, Debugging the NISLDAPmapping File
hosts file configuration, Prerequisites for the NIS-to-LDAP Transition
ipnodes file configuration, Prerequisites for the NIS-to-LDAP Transition
issues, NIS-to-LDAP Issues
LDAP error codes, Common LDAP Error Messages
lock files, N2L Lock File Issue
nsswitch.conf file configuration, Prerequisites for the NIS-to-LDAP Transition
prerequisites, Prerequisites for the NIS-to-LDAP Transition
restrictions, NIS-to-LDAP Restrictions
reverting to NIS, Reverting to NIS
server timeouts
Avoiding Server Timeouts With Sun Java System Directory Server
N2L Server Timeout Issue
terminology, NIS-to-LDAP Transition Terminology
troubleshooting, NIS-to-LDAP Troubleshooting
using idsconfig command, Prerequisites for the NIS-to-LDAP Transition
using virtual list views (VLVs), Creating Virtual List View Indexes With Sun Java System Directory Server
with Sun Java System Directory Server, NIS-to-LDAP Best Practices With Sun Java System Directory Server
NISLDAPmapping file
NIS-to-LDAP Service Overview
NIS-to-LDAP Commands, Files, and Maps
nodenamefiles, Planning Your NIS Domain
NOPUSH in Makefile, How to Modify the Makefile to Use Specific Databases
nscd daemon, How to Modify the Name Service Switch
nsswitch.conf and mDNS, Edit nsswitch.conf
nsswitch.conf file, Comments in nsswitch.conf Files
+/- Syntax, Ensuring Compatibility With +/- Syntax
actions, Switch Action Options
Auto_home table, Auto_home and Auto_master
Auto_master table, Auto_home and Auto_master
choosing a file, Selecting a Different Configuration File
comments in, Comments in nsswitch.conf Files
compat
Ensuring Compatibility With +/- Syntax
Ensuring Compatibility With +/- Syntax
default file, The nsswitch.conf File
default files, The nsswitch.conf File
default template files, The Default Switch Template Files
DNS and
About the Name Service Switch
DNS and Internet Access
format of, Format of the nsswitch.conf File
incorrect syntax, What if the Syntax is Wrong?
installation of, Selecting a Different Configuration File
Internet access
DNS and Internet Access
IPv6 and Solaris Naming Services
introduction, About the Name Service Switch
IPv6 and, IPv6 and Solaris Naming Services
keyserver entry, Keyserver and publickey Entry in the Switch File
messages, Switch Status Messages
missing entries, What if the Syntax is Wrong?
modifying, Default Search Criteria
modifying the switch, How to Modify the Name Service Switch
NOTFOUND=continue, Default Search Criteria
nscd daemon and, How to Modify the Name Service Switch
nsswitch.files file, The nsswitch.conf Template Files
nsswitch.files file and, The nsswitch.conf Template Files
nsswitch.nis file, The nsswitch.conf Template Files
nsswitch.nisplus file, The nsswitch.conf Template Files
options, Switch Action Options
passwd_compat, Ensuring Compatibility With +/- Syntax
password data and, The Switch File and Password Information
publickey entry, Keyserver and publickey Entry in the Switch File
search criteria
Search Criteria
Default Search Criteria
status messages
Switch Status Messages
Default Search Criteria
SUCCESS=return, Default Search Criteria
templates
About the Name Service Switch
The nsswitch.conf Template Files
The nsswitch.conf File
timezone table, Timezone and the Switch File
TRYAGAIN=continue, Default Search Criteria
UNAVAIL=continue, Default Search Criteria
updating, The Switch File and Password Information
nsswitch.conf files
Solaris Naming Services
Before You Begin Configuring NIS
NIS, NIS Architecture
nsswitch.files file, The nsswitch.conf File
nsswitch.ldap file, The nsswitch.conf File
nsswitch.nis file, The nsswitch.conf File
nsswitch.nisplus file, The nsswitch.conf File
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