This chapter describes how to enable support of NIS clients that use naming information stored in the LDAP directory. By following the procedures in this chapter, you can transition from using an NIS naming service to using the LDAP naming service.
For information about the benefits of transitioning to LDAP, see Overview of the LDAP Naming Service.
See the announcement about "Network Information Name Service (NIS)" in End of Features (EOF) Planned for Future Releases of Oracle Solaris (https://www.oracle.com/solaris/technologies/end-of-feature-notices-solaris11.html#futurereleases).
This chapter covers the following topics: