how to setup a NIS+ server on a linux box

Bob Edwards Robert.Edwards at
Tue Feb 26 11:51:25 EST 2002

David Nicol wrote:
> What about Thorsten Kukuk?
> on he promises as follows:
> Look at my Linux NIS/NIS+ pages on, there you will find
> everything you need to turn your Linux box into a NIS server and NIS or NIS+ client.
> well, thats a NIS server ... is that close enough?

Clearly you don't understand the significant differences between NIS and NIS+.

We have several Linux NIS servers running on private, well-controlled subnets
here. I wouldn't use NIS anywhere else.


Bob Edwards.

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