System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Oracle Solaris Zones

Project Configuration for NIS

If you are using NIS, you can specify in the /etc/nsswitch.conf file to search the NIS project maps for projects:

project: nis files 

The NIS maps, either project.byname or project.bynumber, have the same form as the /etc/project file:


For more information, see Chapter 4, Network Information Service (NIS) (Overview), in System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP).