Transitioning From Oracle® Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11.2

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Updated: September 2014
 
 

Naming and Directory Services Migration to SMF

Naming and directory services configuration are managed through SMF in this release. The following table describes the various configuration files that have migrated to SMF control. For information about importing legacy naming services configuration to SMF after an installation, see Importing Naming Services Configuration in Configuring and Administering Network Components in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .

Table 8-2  SMF Service to Legacy File Mapping
SMF Service
Files
Description
svc:/system/name-service/switch:default
/etc/nsswitch.conf
Naming service switch configuration (used by the nscd command)
svc:/system/name-service/cache:default
/etc/nscd.conf
Naming service cache (nscd)
svc:/network/dns/client:default
/etc/resolv.conf
DNS naming service
svc:/network/nis/domain:default
/etc/defaultdomain /var/yp/binding/$DOMAIN/*
Shared NIS domain configuration (used by all NIS services). Also historical shared use by LDAP naming services

Note -  Must be enabled when using nis/client or ldap/client.

svc:/network/nis/client:default
Not applicable
NIS client naming service (ypbind and related files)
svc:/network/ldap/client:default
/var/ldap/*
LDAP client naming service (ldap_cachemgr and related files)
svc:/network/nis/server:default
Not applicable
NIS server naming service (ypserv)
svc:/network/nis/passwd:default
Not applicable
NIS server passwd service (rpc.yppasswdd)
svc:/network/nis/xfr:default
Not applicable
NIS server transfer naming service (ypxfrd)
svc:/network/nis/update:default
Not applicable
NIS server update naming service (rpc.ypupdated)
svc:/system/name-service/upgrade:default
Not applicable
Naming legacy file to SMF upgrade service