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System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (NIS+)
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Part I About Naming and Directory Services

1.  Name Service Switch

Part II NIS+ Setup and Configuration

2.  NIS+: An Introduction

3.  NIS+ Setup Scripts

4.  Configuring NIS+ With Scripts

5.  Setting Up the NIS+ Root Domain

6.  Configuring NIS+ Clients

7.  Configuring NIS+ Servers

8.  Configuring an NIS+ Non-Root Domain

9.  Setting Up NIS+ Tables

Part III NIS+ Administration

10.  NIS+ Tables and Information

11.  NIS+ Security Overview

12.  Administering NIS+ Credentials

13.  Administering NIS+ Keys

NIS+ Keys

Keylogin With NIS+

Changing Keys for an NIS+ Principal

Changing the NIS+ Keys

Changing NIS+ Root Keys From Root

Changing Root Keys From Another NIS+ Machine

Changing the Keys of an NIS+ Root Replica From the Replica

Changing the Keys of an NIS+ Non-Root Server

Updating Public Keys for NIS+

nisupdkeys Command

Updating Public Keys Arguments and Examples in NIS+

Updating IP Addresses in NIS+

Updating NIS+ Client Key Information

Globally Updating NIS+ Client Key Information

How to Update Client Key Information

14.  Administering Enhanced NIS+ Security Credentials

15.  Administering NIS+ Access Rights

16.  Administering NIS+ Passwords

17.  Administering NIS+ Groups

18.  Administering NIS+ Directories

19.  Administering NIS+ Tables

20.  NIS+ Server Use Customization

21.  NIS+ Backup and Restore

22.  Removing NIS+

23.  Information in NIS+ Tables

24.  NIS+ Troubleshooting

A.  NIS+ Error Messages

About NIS+ Error Messages

Common NIS+ Namespace Error Messages

B.  Updates to NIS+ During the Solaris 10 Release

Solaris 10 and NIS+



Chapter 13

Administering NIS+ Keys

This chapter describes NIS+ keys and how to administer them.

Tip - Some NIS+ security tasks can be performed more easily with Solaris Management Console tools if you have them available.

Note - NIS+ might not be supported in a future release. Tools to aid the migration from NIS+ to LDAP are available as of the Solaris 9 release. For more information, see System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP) and visit NIS+ End-of-Feature (EOF) Announcement FAQ.