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System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)
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Part I About Naming and Directory Services

1.  Naming and Directory Services (Overview)

2.  The Name Service Switch (Overview)

Part II DNS Setup and Administration

3.  DNS Setup and Administration (Reference)

Part III NIS Setup and Administration

4.  Network Information Service (NIS) (Overview)

5.  Setting Up and Configuring NIS Service

6.  Administering NIS (Tasks)

7.  NIS Troubleshooting

Part IV LDAP Naming Services Setup and Administration

8.  Introduction to LDAP Naming Services (Overview/Reference)

9.  LDAP Basic Components and Concepts (Overview)

10.  Planning Requirements for LDAP Naming Services (Tasks)

11.  Setting Up Sun Java System Directory Server With LDAP Clients (Tasks)

12.  Setting Up LDAP Clients (Tasks)

13.  LDAP Troubleshooting (Reference)

14.  LDAP General Reference (Reference)

Blank Checklists

LDAP Upgrade Information


Running the ldap_cachemgr Daemon

New automount Schema

pam_ldap Changes

LDAP Commands

General LDAP Tools

LDAP Tools Requiring LDAP Naming Services

Example pam.conf File for pam_ldap

Example pam_conf file for pam_ldap Configured for Account Management

IETF Schemas for LDAP

RFC 2307 Network Information Service Schema

Mail Alias Schema

Directory User Agent Profile (DUAProfile) Schema

Solaris Schemas

Solaris Projects Schema

Role-Based Access Control and Execution Profile Schema

Internet Print Protocol Information for LDAP

Internet Print Protocol (IPP) Attributes

Internet Print Protocol (IPP) ObjectClasses

Sun Printer Attributes

Sun Printer ObjectClasses

Generic Directory Server Requirements for LDAP

Default Filters Used by LDAP Naming Services

15.  Transitioning From NIS to LDAP (Overview/Tasks)

16.  Transitioning From NIS+ to LDAP

A.  Solaris 10 Software Updates to DNS, NIS, and LDAP

Service Management Facility Changes


pam_ldap Changes

Documentation Errors



Blank Checklists

Table 14-1 Server Variable Definitions

Definition for _______ Network
Port number at which an instance of the directory server is installed (389)
Name of server
Replica server(s) (IP number:port number)
Directory manager [dn: cn=directory manager]
Domain name to be served
Maximum time (in seconds) to process client requests before timing out
Maximum number of entries returned for each search request

Table 14-2 Client Profile Variable Definitions

Definition for ________ Network
Profile name
Server list (defaults to the local subnet)
Preferred server list (listed in order of which server to try first, second, and so on)
Search scope (number of levels down through the directory tree. 'One' or 'Sub')
Credential used to gain access to server. The default is anonymous
Follow Referrals? ( a pointer to another server if the main server is unavailable) The default is no.
Search time limit (in seconds, default 30) for waiting for server to return information.
Bind time limit (in seconds, default 30) for contacting server. The default is seconds.
Authentication method Default is none.