System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)

VLVs for Standard Maps

Use the Sun Java System Directory Server idsconfig command to set up VLVs if the following conditions apply:

VLVs are domain specific, so each time idsconfig is run, VLVs are created for one NIS domain. Therefore, during the NIS–to–LDAP transition, you must run idsconfig once for each nisLDAPdomainContext attribute included in the NISLDAPmapping file.