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Part I About Naming and Directory Services

1.  Naming and Directory Services (Overview)

What Is a Naming Service?

Oracle Solaris Naming Services

Description of the DNS Naming Service

Description of Multicast DNS and Service Discovery

Description of the /etc Files Naming Service

Description of the NIS Naming Service

Description of the LDAP Naming Services

Description of the Name Service Switch

Naming Services: A Quick Comparison

2.  Name Service Switch (Overview)

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)



Chapter 1

Naming and Directory Services (Overview)

This chapter provides an overview of naming and directory services included in the Oracle Solaris release. It also briefly describes DNS, NIS, and LDAP naming services.

The following topics are covered in this chapter: