Solaris Naming Administration Guide

Application View

The way that client applications interact with XFN to access different naming systems is illustrated in a series of figures. Figure 21-2 shows an application that uses the XFN API and library.

Figure 21-2 Client Application Interaction With XFN


Figure 21-3 shows the details beneath the API. A name service that is federated is accessed through the XFN client library and a context shared object module. This module translates the XFN calls into name service-specific calls.

Figure 21-3 Details Beneath XFN API