NIS+ PSD/FAQ (Doc ID 1008538.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 9.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms
This document covers general product support information about the NIS+ Naming Service.

Goal

The purpose of this support document is to provide an overview of the NIS+ Naming Service.
It provides references to other documentation for detailed explainations and procedures where
applicable and to include certain procedures that may not exist in other documentation.
This document does also include a FAQ section and a section about troubleshooting NIS+.
This document is not intended to cover in depth descriptions that can be found in other Oracle documentation,
nor it does include procedures that can be found in same.
This document is intended to be used as a reference.
This document does also contain references to patches and it should be noted that patches are very dynamic
and the revisions may change frequently. Thus it is always best to check in https:\\support.oracle.com
to find the latest available revision of a patch.

Oracle Solaris version 10 is the latest version of Solaris that provides the feature of NIS+ Naming Service.
This feature does not exist anymore in Oracle Solaris 11 and also won't exist in any future version of Oracle Solaris.

Solution

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