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Thorsten Kukuk

v0.9, 10. January 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. What do you need to set up NIS+ ?

8. Setting up a NIS Server

9. Verifying the NIS/NYS Installation

10. Common Problems and Troubleshooting NIS

11. Frequently Asked Questions

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