There are several methodologies for Migration From NIS
Directory-Based Information Services
, pronounced "dee-biss") is a new replacement for the Network Information Service (NIS
) and RFC2307.
PAM_LDAP and NSS_LDAP #
LDAP Server Preparation #
We will assume you know LDAP and have a running LDAP server.
Some information and tools to help Transitioning NIS Maps To LDAP
How we used Novell's IDM Product
to replace NIS
might be your answer.
The Default Directory Information Tree (DIT) Locations for NIS
Some examples of LDIF Examples of NIS Migrated Entries
What we learned about LDAP schema used by autofs
Worried about NIS Performance vs. LDAP
A reference to NIS Maps And LDAP Attributes
LDAP Schemas For NIS entries In LDAP
and if they will be present when you are using LDAP.
What we use for LDAP Server Indexes
when using NIS objects.
If you are using EDirectory
you will want to know about Migrating Passwords To UniversalPassword
More Information #
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