System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)
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Chapter 15

Transitioning From NIS to LDAP (Overview/Tasks)

This chapter describes how to enable support of NIS clients that use naming information stored in the LDAP directory. By following the procedures in this chapter, you can transition from using an NIS naming service to using LDAP naming services.

To determine the benefits of transitioning to LDAP, see LDAP Naming Services Compared to Other Naming Services.

The following information is included in this chapter.

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