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Thorsten Kukuk

v0.12, 12 June 1998

This document describes how to configure Linux as NIS(YP) or NIS+ client and how to install as NIS server.

1. Introduction

2. Glossary and General Information

3. NIS or NIS+ ?

4. How it works

5. The RPC Portmapper

6. What do you need to set up NIS?

7. Shadow Passwords with NIS and PAM

8. What do you need to set up NIS+ ?

9. Setting up a NIS Server

10. Verifying the NIS/NYS Installation

11. Common Problems and Troubleshooting NIS

12. Frequently Asked Questions

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