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The Linux NIS(YP)/NYS/NIS+ HOWTO

Thorsten Kukuk

v1.0, 9 March 1999


This document describes how to configure Linux as NIS(YP) or NIS+ client and how to install as NIS server.

1. Introduction

2. Glossary and General Information

3. NIS, NYS or NIS+ ?

4. How it works

5. The RPC Portmapper

6. What do you need to set up NIS?

7. What do you need to set up NIS+ ?

8. Setting up a NIS Server

9. Verifying the NIS/NYS Installation

10. Common Problems and Troubleshooting NIS

11. Frequently Asked Questions


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