Install and configure NIS+
Securely administer client access in a central location
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Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: August 28, 2007
Ease your system administration tasks and use Network Information Service plus (NIS+) to quickly handle maintenance and security issues for information. NIS+ is a network-wide naming and administration service that works on a client-server model. The server maintains all the details of the users and clients in a central database. In this article, get step-by-step instructions on how to install, configure, and administer NIS+.
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