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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



pam_ldap Changes

The Solaris 10 OS release introduced several changes to pam_ldap, identified in the following list. Also, see the pam_ldap(5) man page for more information.

An upgrade to this release will not automatically update the existing pam.conf file to reflect the above changes. If the existing pam.conf file contains a pam_ldap configuration, you will be notified after the upgrade by the CLEANUP file. You will need to examine the pam.conf file and modify it, as needed.

It is not possible to provide a clean automatic update for the changes listed above, primarily password prompting and password update, due to the relevance of other modules used in the same stack and also due to the existence of third party modules.

See pam_passwd_auth(5), pam_authtok_get(5), pam_authtok_store(5), and pam.conf(4) man pages for more information.