System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)
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Chapter 5

Setting Up and Configuring NIS Service

This chapter describes initial set up and configuration of the Network Information Service (NIS).

Note - In some contexts, machine names are referred to as host names or machine names. This discussion uses “machine,” but some screen messages or NIS map names might use host or machine.

This chapter covers the following topics.

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