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NIS Administrator's Guide
(document number: 007-2161-006  /  published: 2001-04-26)   additional info | download

The NIS Administrator's Guide documents the SGI implementation of the network information service NIS. NIS is a database service that provides location information about network entities to other network services, such as NFS.

list of figures  |  table of contents  |  list of tables  |  list of examples  |  list of procedures  |  

   Figure 1-1. NIS Software Implementation
   Figure 1-2. Basic NIS Domain
   Figure 1-3. Multiple NIS Domains
   Figure 2-1. NIS Binding Process
   Figure 2-2. Map Propagation Between Servers
   Figure 3-1. Boundary Problem With Multiple Domains
   Figure 3-2. Boundary Solutions for Multiple Domains

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