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Linux® Desk Reference, Second Edition by Scott Hawkins

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Introduction

Network Information System (NIS) is a suite of programs that allows networks configuration databases to be shared across a network. A network filesystem (NFS), which to a certain extent relies on NIS for configuration information, allows filesystems that exist on a machine to be mounted on different machines across a network connection.

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