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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

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

NIS+ Table Administration

Using the nistbladm Command With NIS+ Tables

nistbladm Syntax Summary

nistbladm and NIS+ Column Values

nistbladm, Searchable NIS+ Columns, Keys, and Column Values

nistbladm and Indexed NIS+ Names

nistbladm and NIS+ Groups

Creating a New NIS+ Table

Specifying NIS+ Table Columns

Creating Additional NIS+ Automount Tables

Deleting an NIS+ Table

Adding Entries to an NIS+ Table

Adding an NIS+ Table Entry With the -a Option

Adding an NIS+ Table Entry With the -A Option

Modifying NIS+ Table Entries

Editing an NIS+ Table Entry With the -e Option

Editing an NIS+ Table Entry With the -E Option

Removing NIS+ Table Entries

Removing NIS+ Single Table Entries

Removing Multiple Entries From an NIS+ Table

niscat Command

niscat Command Syntax

Displaying the Contents of an NIS+ Table

Displaying the Object Properties of an NIS+ Table or Entry

nismatch and nisgrep Commands

About Regular Expressions in NIS+

nismatch and nisgrep Command Syntax

Searching the First Column in NIS+

Searching a Particular Column in NIS+

Searching Multiple Columns in NIS+

nisln Command

nisln Command Syntax

Creating a Link in NIS+

nissetup Command

Expanding a Directory Into an NIS+ Domain

Expanding a Directory Into an NIS-Compatible Domain

nisaddent Command

nisaddent Command Syntax

Loading Information Into NIS+ From a File

Loading Data From an NIS Map Into NIS+

Dumping the Contents of an NIS+ Table to a File

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 19

Administering NIS+ Tables

This chapter describes NIS+ tables and how to administer them. (See Table 10-1, for detailed descriptions of the default NIS+ tables.)

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.