nisplus backend support

David M. Davisson davisson at
Tue Nov 30 14:28:04 GMT 1999

We are using NIS+ also.  We have written a shell hack using AdminSuite to sync
passwords.  I would like to see more NIS+ support.  But if LDAP becomes more
robust we might consider the change.  Right now we are using NIS+ for a common
password database that is used across remote NT domains.

David M. Davisson
Pacific Financial Printing
davisson at

> [moved from samba-ntdom to samba-technical]
> James Harris wrote:
> >
> > I dont see one refrence to nisplus in any of the docs.
> > Other than enabling nisplus support can we get a faq or
> > some sort of docs on it. Like exactly what it gets us,
> > what options pertain to nisplus in smb.conf. If it would
> > include the latest stuff for sync'ing the user info
> > with nisplus that would be great also.
> anyone using a NIS+ SMB password backend
> on the list?  What is the status?  I know we're all
> moving towards LDAP :-), but...
> Cheers,
> jerry
> ________________________________________________________________________
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