Solaris Naming Administration Guide

What FNS Policies Specify

FNS policies contain all the XFN policies plus extensions for the Solaris environment.

Computing environments now offer worldwide scope and a large range of services. Users expect to have access to services at every level of the computing environment. FNS policies provide a common framework for the three levels of services: global, enterprise, and application.

FNS provides to applications a set of policies on how name services are arranged and used: