Overview#

Where to put NIS entries within LDAP DIT

Default ContainerInformation Type
ou=Ethersbootparams(4), ethers(4)
ou=Groupgroup(4)
ou=Hostshosts(4), ipnodes(4), publickey for hosts
ou=Aliasesaliases(4)
ou=Netgroupnetgroup(4)
ou=Networksnetworks(4), netmasks(4)
ou=Peoplepasswd(1), shadow(4), user_attr(4),audit_user(4), publickey for users
ou=printersprinters(4)
ou=Protocolsprotocols(4)
ou=Rpcrpc(4)
ou=Servicesservices(4)
ou=SolarisAuthAttrauth_attr(4)
ou=SolarisProfAttrprof_attr(4), exec_attr(4)
ou=projectsproject
automountMap=auto_*auto_*

ou=Aliases#

ou=people#

Stores login and password information similar to /etc/password and /etc/shadow. The objects stored here are posixAccount and shadowAccount.
  • posixAccount - Requires cn, uid, uidNumber, gidNumber, and homeDirectory. Optional attributes are attributes are description, gecos, loginShell, userPassword
  • shadowAccount - Requires uid. Optional attributes are description, shadowLastChange, shadowMax, shadowMin, shadowWarning, shadowInactive, shadowExpire, ShadowFlag, and userPassword.
  • nisKeyObject - Requires cn, nisPublicKey, and nisSecretKey. Optional attributes are uidNumber and description.

ou=group#

Stores group information, similar to /etc/group. Objects of the type posixGroup are stored here.

ou=services#

Stores information about available services, similar to /etc/services. Objects of the type ipService are stored here.
  • ipService - Requires cn, ipServiceProtocol, and ipServicePort.

ou=protocols#

Stores information about protocols, similar to /etc/protocols. Objects of the type ipProtocols are stored here.
  • ipProtocol - Requires cn and ipProtocolNumber.

ou=rpc#

Stores information related to remote procedure calls (RPCs) similar to /etc/rpc. Objects of the type oncRPC are stored here.
  • oncRPC - Requires cn and oncRpcNumber.

ou=hosts#

Stores the host table, similar to /etc/hosts. Objects of the type ipHost are stored here.
  • ipHost - Requires cn and ipHostNumber. Optional attributes are bootFile, bootParameter, description, macAddress, manager, serialNumber.

ou=ethers#

Stores ethernet addresses, similar to /etc/ethers. Objects of the type ieee802Device and bootableDevice are stored here.
  • ieee802Device - Requires cn and macAddress.
  • bootableDevice - Requires cn. Optional attributes are bootFile and bootParameter.

ou=networks#

Stores names of networks, similar to /etc/networks. Objects of the type ipNetwork are stored here.
  • ipNetwork - Requires cn and ipNetworkNumber. Optional attributes are description, ipNetmaskNumber, and manager.

ou=netgroup#

Stores Netgroup information in the object type nisNetwork.

ou=profiles#

Stores LDAP client profiles in the object type SolarisNamingProfile.

nismapname=auto_*#

Stores automounter information. See Automount Information.

Solaris Specific#

ou=projects#

Stores project accounting information in the object type SolarisProject.

ou=solarisauthattr#

Stores information used in Role-based Access Control authentication.

ou=solarisprofattr#

Stores information used in Role-based Access Control authentication.

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