We are LDAP guys and so it is often difficult for us to determine how a the data within NIS Map (or from files) translates into LDAP attributes and ObjectClasses.

We try to provide some explanations on the translations.

MapNicknameSource fileObjectclassDefault DIT Location
passwd.byname passwd.byuidpasswd/etc/passwdposixAccountou=People
group.byname group.bygidgroup/etc/groupposixGroupou=Group
hosts.byaddr hosts.bynamehosts/etc/hostsipHost deviceou=Hosts
ethers.byaddr ethers.bynameether/etc/ethersieee802Device deviceou=Ethers
networks.byaddr networks.bynamenetworks/etc/networksipNetworkou=Networks
rpc.bynumberrpc/etc/rpconcRpcou=Rpc
services.bynameservice/etc/serviceipServiceou=Services
protocols.byname protocols.bynumberprotocols/etc/protocolsipProtocolou=Protocols
Netgroup netgroup.byhost netgroup.byusernetgroup/etc/netgroupsNisNetgroupou=Netgroup
bootparamsbootparams/etc/bootparamsbootableDeviceou=Ethers
mail.aliases mail.byaddraliases/etc/aliasesmailGroupou=Aliases
publickey.bynamepublickey/etc/publickeyNisKeyObject device ipHost ou=Hosts
netid.byname /etc/passwd , /etc/groups /etc/hosts /etc/netid
netmasks.byaddr /etc/netmasksipNetworkou=Networks
auto_*automount/etc/auto_* see LDAP Automount InformationbaseDN
ypservers N/Adevice ou=ypservers
project SolarisProjectou=project
printers printerService printerAbstract sunPrinterou=printers

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