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Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Network Information System (NIS)
NIS server configuration involves the following steps:
1. Setting the NIS domain name.
2. Configuring and starting the server daemon, ypbind.
3. Initializing the NIS maps.
4. Starting the NIS password daemon.
5. Starting the NIS transfer daemon if you use slave servers.
6. Modifying the startup process to start the NIS daemons when the system
With the NIS domain name set, at least temporarily, you can configure and start the primary NIS server daemon. The key configuration files are /var/yp/securenets and /etc/ypserv.conf. /etc/ypserv.conf is the configuration file for both ypserv, the primary NIS server daemon, and the NIS transfer daemon, ypxfrd. It contains runtime configuration options, called option lines, for ypserv, and host access information, called access rules, for both ypserv and ypxfrd. The default values in /etc/ypserv.conf, which are shown in Listing below, are sufficient for most NIS server configurations. The Default ypserv.conf File Values for Red Hat Linux