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Oracle Solaris Administration: Naming and Directory Services     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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Part I About Naming and Directory Services

1.  Naming and Directory Services (Overview)

2.  Name Service Switch (Overview)

About the Name Service Switch

Databases and Sources for the Name Service Switch

Search Criteria for the Name Service Switch

Status Messages for the Name Service Switch

Switch Action Options for the Name Service Switch

Default Search Criteria for the Name Service Switch

What If the Syntax Is Wrong?

auto_home and auto_master

timezone and the Name Service Switch

keyserv and publickey Entries in the Name Service Switch

Managing the Name Service Switch

How to Use a Legacy nsswitch.conf File

How to Switch the Source for a Database

How to Change the Source for All Naming Databases

DNS and Internet Access

Name Service Switch and Password Information

3.  Managing DNS (Tasks)

4.  Setting Up Oracle Solaris Active Directory Clients (Tasks)

Part II NIS Setup and Administration

5.  Network Information Service (Overview)

6.  Setting Up and Configuring NIS (Tasks)

7.  Administering NIS (Tasks)

8.  NIS Troubleshooting

Part III LDAP Naming Services

9.  Introduction to LDAP Naming Services (Overview)

10.  Planning Requirements for LDAP Naming Services (Tasks)

11.  Setting Up Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition With LDAP Clients (Tasks)

12.  Setting Up LDAP Clients (Tasks)

13.  LDAP Troubleshooting (Reference)

14.  LDAP Naming Service (Reference)

15.  Transitioning From NIS to LDAP (Tasks)



DNS and Internet Access

The name service switch also controls DNS forwarding for clients as described in the following chapter. DNS forwarding grants Internet access to clients.