Centralized DB of "system" users
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Fri Dec 12 18:37:38 PST 2008
"Valentin Bud" <valentin.bud at gmail.com> writes:
> If you only have UNIX systems in LAN. But in my case i have Linux + FreeBSD
> (server). From the handbook
> NIS only works between FBSDs. Am i missing something?
Apparently. Quoting the Handbook:
NIS, which stands for Network Information Services, was developed
by Sun Microsystems to centralize administration of UNIX
(originally SunOS) systems. It has now essentially become an
industry standard; all major UNIX like systems (Solaris, HP-UX,
AIX(R), Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, etc) support NIS.
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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