This feature is new in the Software Express pilot program and in the Solaris 9 12/03 release. This feature is included in the Solaris 10 3/05 release.
The NIS-to-LDAP transition service can be used to enable a network transition from using NIS to using LDAP as the primary naming service. By using this transition service, administrators can utilize the Sun Java System Directory Server, which works with LDAP naming service clients.
For more information, see System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP).