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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Part 2: NIS+

This part introduces the NIS+ (Network Information Service Plus) nameservice environment. Chapter 5 provides an overview of NIS+, explains how NIS+ differs from the NIS nameservice, and introduces the NIS+ commands. Chapter 6 describes how to use the NIS+ commands to set up an NIS+ root master server and to add a system as an NIS+ client.

Refer to the chapters in this part if you want to familiarize yourself with the basics of the NIS+ nameservice and its administrative commands and for instructions on how to set up an NIS+ root master server and an NIS+ client.

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