logo

Tuesday 17th of January 2017

Network Information Server

NIS maintains and distributes a central directory of user and group information, hostnames, e-mail aliases and other text-based tables of information in a computer network. For example, in a common UNIX environment, the list of users for identification is placed in /etc/passwd, and secret authentication hashes in /etc/shadow. NIS adds another

 

Copyright © 2009 Era Core, All rights Reserved.