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

NIS-to-LDAP Issues

The following problems could occur while running the N2L server. Possible causes and solutions are provided.

Debugging the NISLDAPmapping File

The mapping file, NISLDAPmapping, is complex. Many potential errors might cause the mapping to behave in unexpected ways. Use the following techniques to resolve such problems.

Console Message Displays When ypserv -ir (or -Ir) Runs

NIS Daemon Exits at Startup

Unexpected Results From NIS Operations

Processing Order of NIS Maps

Note –

Mapping in such a way that all of an object's MUST attributes cannot be created from at least one map is not supported.

N2L Server Timeout Issue

N2L Lock File Issue

N2L Deadlock Issue